Posts Tagged ‘Handsworth History’

Handsworth Heritage Priorities

Posted on 24th May 2013 by

Museum Collections Centre - 25 Dollman Street - warehouse - Fish & Chip Fryer - sign

 

There’s an interesting piece on the Handsworth Wood blog about a discussion on priorities for heritage in Handsworth.  They are summarised as:

Heritage register – undertake a ward wide audit to identify and record the arts, cultural and heritage assets of West Handsworth and the Handsworth Wood Ward overall.

Arts & culture – CDT to work with existing arts & cultural producers in the Ward in order to showcase their work, and build the Ward’s profile as a major centre for creative industries in Birmingham (using a variety of community, on-line, discursive and inter-generational learning methods).

Heritage – CDT to bring together relevant partners to make the most of the Ward’s heritage (e.g. the history of Camp Lane and the gun emplacements on Manwood Hill, the old Council House on Slack Lane, the Sandwell Valley Country Park)

More here.

CDT is the Lozells, Birchfield and Handsworth Community Trust Ltd – we mention the launch of this earlier this year.

Local Residents WANTED

Posted on 3rd December 2012 by

I recieved a pleasent email from a local student who wanted some help with a project about HANDSWORTH! So who knows this area better than the local residents.

The aim is simple:

 Participants living in Handsworth or who know the area of Handsworth (of any background or ethnicity) are wanted to discuss what life is like in the area.

If you are willing to participate in an interview discussing the community of Handsworth, contact Amila Broom.

ameliabroom@hotmail.co.uk

Do not miss this opportunity.