Join The British Malaysian Society and guests for its Celebration of 66 years of Merdeka and a film screening of Road to Nationhood: Sarawak Reclaimed.

This is a 2-part documentary directed by Ahmed Yazid that chronicles Sarawak’s journey from the Brooke rule to gaining independence as a state of Malaysia, which features archive and footage from the past.

Part 1 of the documentary film chronicles the White Rajah monarchy which founded and ruled the Kingdom of Sarawak from 1841 to 1941. Part 2 chronicles wartime Sarawak from 1941 to becoming an entity of Malaysia in 1963.

Sunday 3 September 2023
10:30 am – 3:30 pm


Grand Plaza Park City Hotel , 18-30 Lexham Gardens, London W8 5JE
Nearest Tube stations – Earl’s Court, Gloucester Road or High Street Kensington


Bookings and payments can be made here.