Folk of Forest Gate

Leisure in the Forest Gate, Newham

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We collected the stories of local people about leisure in Forest Gate. We have gathered some great memories of pubs, clubs, cinemas, shops, galleries, parks, snooker halls, and skating rinks.

Number of interviews: 13.

Resources: Exhibition; Website.


 The history of Afro- Carribean fashion

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We trained and supported students from East London schools, to explore and document the history of black African and carribean fashion through their very own exhibition and fashion show. 

Number of interviews: n/a

Resources: Exhibition; Fashion show; Educational materials.

In partnership with Sarah Bonnell and Forest Gate secondary schools - Heritage Lottery Funded.


Eastside Community Heritage, Parish Centre, Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1QP

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


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