Hidden Heroes: Soldiers From the Empire
Black and Asian soldiers in the Middlesex
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Eastside Community Heritage researched the fascinating story of black and Asian soldiers
from the Commonwealth who joined the Middlesex Regiment.
Number of interviews: 12 (20 hours audio recordings).
Resources: Exhibition; Podcasts; Documentary film; Website.
In partnership with Middlesex University - Heritage Lottery Funded.
German immigrants in Stratford during WW1
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We explore the history of German immigrants in Stratford, the second-largest European immigrant community in Britain from 1861-1911, only behind in numbers to the Russian Jews.
Number of interviews: 9 (20 hours audio recordings).
Resources: Exhibition; Educational materials.
Heritage Lottery Funded.
The history of Whipps Cross hospital
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A look at the history of Whipps Cross Hospital, named in 1917 to coincide with the visit of King George V. We explore the significance of the hospital and local
area within the WW1 national effort.
Number of interviews: 3 + Vox pops (10 hours audio recordings).
Resources: Exhibition; Website.
In partnership with Waltham Forest Council - Heritage Lottery Funded.