Work with Shades of Black (2021-present)

  • Windrush Day and Black Birmingham History
    “Black History doesn’t just happen on ‘Windrush Day’ or in ‘Black History Month’, so why’s it important we mark it?” To answer this, context is everything. Patrick Vernon launched a petition for an official Windrush
  • Saving stories to share stories at risk
    Our recent work with Friction and the Library of Birmingham has been underpinned by Archives – exploring, documenting and creating new responses to them, building a fuller picture of our city by the people least
  • Meeting Windrush in Handsworth
    24th June 11am Handsworth Library with Mrs. McGhie-Belgrave MBE From Paradise to Reality
  • Meeting Windrush
    People’s Heritage Co-operative are delighted to be working with Shades of Black and all the Windrush 75 projects across Birmingham to mark and explore the importance of ‘The Windrush Generation’ in ‘Meeting Windrush’. We will
  • Tribute to Her Majesty
    It is a great sadness to us, and all the people we work with to hear about the death of Her Majesty yesterday. We have worked to celebrate the life of the Queen, in this,
  • Platinum Street Celebrations in Stechford
    As part of our Archive Testbed grant from The National Archives, we’ll be at the Platinum Jubilee Street Party 5th June 2022, 12 to 6pm, Victoria Road, Stechford. We’re working with Community Champion and ‘Home’
  • Birmingham’s Royal Street Parties
    It’s being reported on Radio 4 this morning that there are only a few official royal street parties in the UK, live from Handsworth, Birmingham – a story also recently reported in local news.[Image: Party