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Oral History – Part 2

5 February @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Workshop for organisations looking to apply for CVS Brent’s We Wear Heritage Project or the National Lottery Heritage Fund

The Heritage Skills Training course aims to encourage and equip Brent voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises to apply for funding from the CVS Brent’s We Wear Heritage project or the National Lottery Heritage Fund to develop and deliver their own heritage projects

About the training

Part 2 of Oral History training workshop will include how to carry out an oral history interview, equipment use and practice. By the end of this session you will:

· What is reminiscence and how to go about it

· know how to carry out an oral history interviews

· increased understanding of the best equipment to use to record interviews.

· Feel more confident in carrying out an oral history project.

Who should attend

This session is suitable for any trustee, staff member or volunteer in the Brent borough who is responsible for planning and managing projects or who is thinking of developing a heritage project.

CVS Brent is leading on a heritage project called We Wear Heritage, which as a community grants programmes. Any Brent organisation wishing to apply for a grant will need to attend this heritage skills training course to be eligible to apply for a heritage grant.

This training course will also equip organisations interested in applying directly to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for a grant to develop and deliver a heritage project.


Eastside Community Heritage (ECH) has been delivering community projects and training for over twenty-five years. We have expertise in delivering cultural heritage projects and training and specialise in oral history. Our oral history, Hidden-History archive, contains over four thousand oral history interviews and about 40 thousand photos, which are accessible to all.


We are an accredited training centre and offer a RQF level 3 qualification in cultural heritage (which includes community project delivery and management).


These sessions will be held online on Microsoft Teams. The meeting link can be accessed through the Attendee Event Page on Eventbrite. Additionally, you will receive the meeting link in the Eventbrite reminder email. If you are having trouble receiving this link, or any other issues regarding joining the meeting, please email: ibrahim.ansari@cvsbrent.org.uk


Date: 5 February
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


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