The National Lottery Heritage Fund are coming to Reading on 27 February
You may be wondering what the Heritage Fund includes and whether this would apply to your community group or charity. Take a look at these examples and come along on Thursday 27 February to find out more (book your place below):
- Oral history recordings of people’s stories, memories and songs, as a way of communicating and revealing the past.
- Cultural traditions exploring the history of different cultures through storytelling, or things that you do as part of your community. This could be anything from dance and theatre, to food or clothing It could also include the heritage of languages and dialects.
- Commemorations and celebrations telling the stories and histories of people, communities, places or events related to specific times and dates.
- Nature works to improve habitats or conserve species, as well as helping people to connect to nature in their daily lives.
- Designed landscapes improving and conserving historic landscapes such as public parks, historic gardens and botanical gardens.
- Museums, libraries and archives making the collections that museums, libraries and archives hold more accessible through new displays, improving public buildings and galleries, or engaging people with interpreting new and existing collections.
- Example Project funded: After Windrush, telling the stories of struggle and celebration.
- Example Project funded: Collecting stories of LGBT+ peoples lives.
- Find out more about Culture and Memories here.
- Find out more about Community Heritage here.
- Picture: Leeds Eulogy Project to celebrate Jamaican Lives