30 Years of Living with HIV

The 'Don't Die of Ignorance' Campaign 

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The impact of the Conservative Government's HIV prevention campaign in the 1980’s.

Oral histories: 21 (45 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film; Website.

Partner: Positive East.

Black Angels from the Empire

Overseas nurses from the Caribbean 

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The role played by overseas nurses and doctors in filling the gaps in the National Health Service. 

Oral histories: 10 (12 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: Melting Pot Redbridge.

Discovering Phoenix & St Clements

Two iconic landmarks in Tower Hamlets 

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Phoenix students explore the history of two iconic buildings: their school and St Clements former mental health hospital.

Oral histories: 21 (45 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Video; Ed. pack.

Partner: Phoenix Special School.

 Journey To Recovery

Follow journeys of recovery from addiction 

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Journey To Recovery brought together 23 adults in recovery from

addiction to record their stories.

Oral histories: 11 (10 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Video.

Partner: Blenheim CDP.

Music, Tea & Dance

Reminiscence and movement for older people

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Older residents and people living with dementia took part in reminiscence and dance workshops, exploring music and leisure from 1940-1960.

Resources: Reminiscence pack; Website.

Partner: City Bridge Trust.

Three Score Years and Ten

The history of the NHS and Harold Wood Hospital

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The history of the NHS as told through the oral histories of current and retired health professionals.

Oral histories: 20 (15 hours).

Resources: Exhibition;  Website; booklet; school resources.

Whipps Cross

The history of Whipps Cross hospital 

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Whipps Cross, named in 1917 for the visit of King George V,  and its significance within the WW1 national effort.

Oral histories: 3 + Vox Pops (10 hours).

Resources: Exhibition;  Website.

Partner: Waltham Forest Council.

Growing Old Gracefully

Celebrating 25 years of SubCo 

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SubCo was first set up in 1993 as a daycare centre, providing important food services and housing advocacy for Asian elders.

Oral histories: 15 (20 hours).

Resources: Exhibition;  Website.

Partner: SubCo.