1 - 30 June 2020

Newham Heritage Month will be hosted as a live heritage festival throughout June 2020 on this website.

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Explore our collection of video, photographs, sounds and writing from across Newham using our interactive heritage map.

Recently added

New content will be published every day throughout June, these are a selection of our most recently added records.

Newham Libraries and Newham Bookshop present our fantastic final event for Newham Heritage Month. Onjali answers questions from Park Primary school children about her life as an author and aid...

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June 2020

To accompany the discussion with Suresh Singh there are a selection of images to view in this short film courtesy of Spitalfields Life Books; the author; recipes by Jagir Kaur...

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June 2020

During Newham Heritage Month, members of the congregation of Emmanuel Church share their thoughts on the importance of the church in making a home in Newham.

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Newham Monitoring Project

To give context to East End Women’s Museum’s talk with activist Gulshun Rehman, Gulshun has selected this film to give a sense of Newham in the 1980s and our rich...

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31/10/2013

I was born, brought up and educated in Newham, but until recently I had no idea that my family’s connections with the borough go back more than 100 years. During...

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1917

An exploration in Virtual Reality of the industrial history of the Lower Lea Valley and Olympic Park, and the impact this had on the environment and the conditions for those...

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June 2020

Heritage newsletter

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