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Towneley Hall to host exhibition about Pakistani immigrants
1:58pm Tuesday 17th September 2013 in News
TOWNELEY Hall will host an exhibition from Thursday telling the stories of the first Pakistani immigrants to Burnley in the 1960s.
Burnley People, Pakistani Roots has been organised by the Jinnah Community Development Trust. A book called Our Work, Our Lives, Our Town has also been published to tie in.
Mayor of Burnley Coun Frank Cant said: “The accounts of the pioneer immigrants will be of interest to anyone who wants to understand the history of our borough"
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