• 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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Community Gospel Singing!

Our gospel singing course, with our tutor Freddie Kofi, is already sounding beautiful! We will be performing on the 26th October at Cromford Mills.

This is a FREE course that runs on Mondays at the Pilgrim Church in the Meadows. To join us now please text: 07989302571


Sew and Mend Course

One of our students has messaged us showing us what they have achieved in their first session of our sewing course! #DreamWeavers