Memories

Mr Parmar
Springfield Ward

Ramanbhai N Parmar

Ramanbhai N Paramar was born in India in 1938. When he was 15 he moved to Kenya where he studied and became a teacher. He moved to be with his parents in England in 1976, but his teaching qualification wasn’t accepted, and he became a Civil Servant. He has taught Gujarati classes in Sparkhill for the last 38 years, originally in the Sparkhill Adult education Centre, before moving the classes to Narayan Temple on Warwick Road.

Film by Idriss Assoumanou

Mr Parmar talks about some memories of Sparkhill in 1976 (download video by clicking below)

MR PARMAR 1976 SPARKHILL

Mr Parmar talks about some of the school’s social activities (download video by clicking below)

MR PARMAR GUJARATI SCHOOL SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Mr Parmar talks about some of the school’s earliest students (download video by clicking below)

MR PARMAR EARLY STUDENTS OF GUJARATI SCHOOL


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