From Cinema to Synagogue 

The history of the Ilford United Synagogue

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The history of Ilford United Synagogue in Beehive Lane and the Jewish community in Redbridge, who used the Odeon as a place of worship, from 1959 for over twenty years.  

Number of interviews: 13 (25 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Podcast.

 

ECH Funded.



Redbridge: London or Essex? 

Celebrating 50 years of Redbridge 

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 A project looking at the recent history of Redbridge as a London Borough and

celebrating its 50 years.

Number of interviews: 9 (15 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Website.

Heritage Lottery Funded.



Growing up in Plaistow 

A history of Plaistow by local residents

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We worked in partnership with Plaistow South Big Local, to explore the development

and history of Plaistow through the memories of local residents.

Number of interviews: 11 (18 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Mobile application; Website

In partnership with Plaistow South - Heritage Lottery Funded



Woodberry Down: The People's Story

The Woodberry down Estate in Hackney

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We worked with the local community to help uncover the history of

the Woodberry down estate over the past 60 years.

Number of interviews: 32 (50 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Booklet; Exhibition; Podcasts; Memory shop.

In partnership with WdCo.



Ring Ramblers Walking Tour

A historical walking tour to the Olympic Park

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Working with young people with autism, we developed a walking tour from Bow to the

Olympic Park, starting at Victoria Park and ending at Phoenix school Three Mills. 

Number of interviews: 11 (22 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Walking tour; Educational materials.

In partnership with Phoenix School - East London Business Alliance funded.



Rediscovering Redbridge  

70 years of Redbridge

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We recorded people's memories of living and working in Redbridge over the past 70 years. Memories of wartime rationing, and how shopping, transport and the local area has changed over the years.

Number of interviews: 20 (30 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Podcasts.

Eastside Community Heritage funded.



Bridging the Gap 

 The Aberfeldy Estate in Tower Hamlets

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A multimedia project based on the Aberfeldy Estate in Tower Hamlets, we conducted

oral history interviews with older residents to document life in the area. 

Number of interviews: 14 (20 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Film; Exhibition. 

In partnership with Hiatus 8 - Funded by Single Regeneration Project.



Bethnal Green Stories 

The Sutton Estate in Tower Hamlets

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We worked in partnership with Affinity sutton, documenting the rich history

of Tower Hamlets' first estate in Bethnal Green. 

Number of interviews: 8 (12 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition. 

In partnershdsio with Affinity Sutton Tenants' Association. 



Stories from Silvertown 

Silvertown and the docks by local residents

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We worked with local communities to preserve and celebrate the history and heritage

of the communities that lived in Silvertown and the docks. 

Number of interviews: 19 ( 30 hours audio recordings). 

Resources: Booklet.

In partnership with Silvertown Tenants Association- Heritage Lottery and Newham Council funded.



Teviot Estate 

 The history of the Teviot Estate, Tower Hamlets 

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We collected oral histories from the Teviot estate, built in the 1950's. The local area has seen many changes as the closing of the docks vastly changed the local economy and opportunities for work. 

Number of interviews: 14 (20 hours audio recordings)

Resources: Booklet.

In partnership and funded by Poplar HARCA.



Green Street Lives 

 Green Street in Newham over the past 40 years

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Green Street Lives tells the story of the Newham street through the opinions and

life stories of some of those who have lived or worked in Green Street. 

Number of interviews: 14 (20 hours audio recordings)

Resources: Booklet.

 In partnership and funded by Poplar HARCA.



Imagining the Past in Barking and Dagenham  

 Children explore their borough's past

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As they become local historians for the day, the children explored archival resources related

to the area and interviewed local people from their community.

Number of interviews: 14 (20 hours audio recordings)

Resources: Booklet.

 In partnership and funded by Poplar HARCA.



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Registered charity (1071668) and company limited by guarantee (3509623)

 

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