We're Not Finished!

Women in Protest


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The history of East End women campaigning for working rights, trade union representation, and against austerity.

Oral histories: 9 (11 hours).

Resources: ExhibitionFamily/School workshops.

London Against Racism

Anti-Racist Campaigns across London


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From battling the National Front to dealing with police harassment, we speak to activists who fought for social justice. 

Oral histories: 18 (40 hours).

Resources: History Talk; Educational materials; Video series.

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, by those involved and those it affected. 

Oral histories: 21 (45 hours).

Resources: Exhibition;  Documentary; Website.

Partner: Positive East.

Voices of Leytonstonia

The M11 Link Road Campaign 


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The M11 Link Road Campaign of the early 1990s, which turned a quiet area of east London into a thriving hub of resistance.

Oral histories: 22 (52 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film.

Partner: Newham Woodcraft Folk.

Working with Disability

The Remploy factory in Barking


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 Disability charities approve of factory closures in favour of mainstream employment. Remploy workers tell a different story. 

Oral histories: 6 (10 hours).

Resources: Exhibition.


Saving the Queens

The Campaign to save Newham's Queen's Market


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The campaign against the redevelopment proposed by Newham Council in 2004 -successful in 2010 but still continuing today. 

Oral histories: 22 (25 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Pop Up Market Museum.

Partner: Friends of Queen's Market.

RAMFEL Refugee Refuesniks 

The Refugee And Migrant Forum East London  


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Stories about 25 years of RAMFEL, an organisation fighting for the legal rights of refugees and migrants founded in 1992. 

Oral histories: 7 +Vox Pops (12 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: RAMFEL.

The Hungarian Revolution 

The 1956 Hungarian Uprising


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Personal stories from the Hungarian Revolution against the government and soviet imposed policies. 

Oral histories: 7  (16 hours).

Resources: traditional Hungarian dancing event.

Partner: RAMFEL.

Being Civil In Redbridge 

Civil partnerships in Redbridge


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Exploring the history of civil partnerships, changes in legislation and the impact on the LGBTQ+ community.  

Oral histories: 16 (28 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film; Educational pack.

Partner: RAMFEL, RRC.

Road To Freedom

The history of slavery by local young people


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Young people from East London document the history of slavery through their own film and exhibition.

Oral histories: 16 (28 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film; Educational pack.

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