The 2014 East Midlands Oral History Day celebrating the Heritage Lottery Fund and Oral History in the East Midlands.
The East Midlands Oral History Day 2014 took place at Nottingham Mechanics on Friday 11th July. This year we celebrated the contribution the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has made to oral history in the region over the last 20 years. Speakers from projects past and present talked about their projects and the experience of working with the HLF.
The event was held in the Lecture Room at the Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham NG1 4EZ. Website: http://www.nottinghammechanics.com/home.htm
09. 30 Coffee/tea/biscuits.
10.00 Welcome – Colin Hyde, EMOHA.
10.10 Cynthia Brown – Oral History Society update, current work, theme for the day.
10.20 All Our Stories & Building and Enriching Shared Heritages (Colin, Lynda Callaghan, Burt McNeil, Cynthia).
11.05 Patcee Francis, Syncopate Media - http://syncopate.net/ - ‘Many Rivers to Cross’ and ‘Making Waves’ .
11.45 Short break.
11.50 Michael Noble, Community Liaison Officer for the Centre for Hidden Histories at the University Of Nottingham on WW1 projects in Nottingham. Dr Natalie Braner, Nottingham Trent University, on 'Pit Voices' of the East Midlands - http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/staff_profiles/staff_directory/125695-0/26/natalie_braber.aspx
12.30 Lunch (provided)
13.15 Andy Barrett - http://www.hanbyandbarrett.com/ - talking about the Raleigh project - http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cas/raleigh-project/the-raleigh-project.aspx
13.55 HLF - Sarah Finch and Lesley Owen-Jones on the current situation at the Heritage Lottery Fund - http://www.hlf.org.uk/InYourArea/EastMidlands/Pages/welcome.aspx
14.35 Discussion – current and future issues.
This event was a partnership between the East Midlands Oral History Archive at the University of Leicester, the Oral History Society and the Heritage Lottery Fund.