Get involved

If you'd like to share your story or volunteer on any of the following projects, please contact us by email or phone us on 0208 5533 116.


BECOMING BECONTREE

Celebrating the centenary of the Becontree Estate in Dagenham, through an oral history exhibition, a series of schools workshops, and reminiscence sessions.

 

MOVEMENT, MEMORIES

A pioneering project that brings together reminiscence work and chair based exercise to boost well-being in older people.



TRAILBLAZERS

Recognising the important contributions of women of colour across Newham, Redbridge, and Tower Hamlets.

THAMES WARD:

THE PEOPLE'S STORY

Collecting and sharing the stories of residents old and new in Barking's Thames Ward as the area is redeveloped.



PLASHET PARK 

Gathering the memories of people who lived in East Ham and visited Plashet Park at different times.

SHARING OUR SONGS

We'll work with 6 primary schools and parents, to share cultural heritage and nursery rhymes from around the world.



MEMORIES OF RONAN POINT

An oral history of the collapse of the Ronan Point tower block, in 1968, and it's impact on notions of house and home.

CUSTOM HOUSE REDEVELOPMENT

Working alongside young people at the Shipman Centre to share heritage skills and local history in intergenerational workshops.



WORKING FOR EQUALITY

Working with the East End Women's Museum to make  a film and exhibition on the fight for equal pay in Barking and Dagenham.

ST MARY'S CHURCH, WANSTEAD

Creating a short film to document the renovation of St Mary's Wanstead, and the experiences of its parishioners.