We’re pleased to be delivering oral history training this summer in Eastbourne for East Sussex County Council to encourage new skills in young LGBT people in East Sussex so that they can record interviews with older LGBT people across the county.
Strike a Light has been awarded a grant by Brighton based The Homity Trust towards a new project called Mazel tov Brighton! which will celebrate links between Judaism and Brighton and Hove lives with residents of the Jewish Care charity run home Hyman Fine House, many of whom were born in the city in the 1920s and 30’s and remember it well including shops, people, places and rituals.
Strike a Light has organised a great programme of WWI themed events for autumn 2016.
For full details visit https://theorangelilies.wordpress.com/events/.
Our project, The Orange Lilies – Brighton and Hove Soldiers in the Somme, in Brighton and Hove continues this autumn with a series of free activities and outings for our project participants and volunteer research group, which is led by our Research Coordinator Ross Hammond.
The Dr Blighty project team will be holding some voice recordings in the Music Room at the Royal Pavilion on the evening of Thursday 10 March (5.30pm – 10.30pm) and are looking for some older voices to record as part of this.