• Legacy Makers is a community history project led by Bright Ideas Nottingham and the Slave Trade Legacies Family. Our volunteers will be looking at how their enslaved African ancestors are connected to the wealth of Darley Abbey through the cotton trade
    Legacy Makers
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  • DreamWeavers: 13 short courses running between August 2019 and January 2020
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  • Policing Black Lives in Notts is coordinated by Bright Ideas Nottingham and funded by National Lottery Community Awards. The aim of the project is to investigate the nature and impact of policing black people in Nottinghamshire and how we can better respond to incidents involving them.
    Policing Black Lives in Notts
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Panel Discussion

Our Director was invited to join a panel discussion on the importance of history, origins, heritage and culture at this vibrant event at the weekend. Congratulations to the organisers. Brilliant event!

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Update on Our Photography Course!

Tutor Jagdish Patel with some of the photography students at the first day of the course today. Discussing a little about photography and how it has been historically used with, on and for black communities in the UK.

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Our Dementia in the Black Community Course!

Today's session on Dementia in the Black Community with national dementia expert Dr Mary TilkiĀ #DreamWeavers

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