Aims & activities

We aim to:

  • Improve opportunities for people to participate in heritage and cultural activities
  • Amplify and preserve the voices of those who are ‘hidden from history’
  • Increase people’s self-confidence, well-being and skills
  • Build respect between, for example, older and younger people, newly arrived and settled people
  • Use oral history  in new and unusual settings both within the heritage sector and beyond

What we do:

  • Run exciting oral history projects
  • Give training and advice on oral history to other organizations
  • Build partnerships with and between community groups, museums, archives, policy institutes, schools, and any other groups who could benefit from oral history projects
  • Teach new and empowering skills
  • Create exhibitions, publications, audio walks, radio programmes, films, new media workshops, events and other activities