Draughtboard Alley: Photography Talk and Workshop

Saturday 15 May 11am - 12.30pm
  • Free
  • All Ages
Photo of 18 black soldiers and women outside YMCA

This is a lively and interactive workshop exploring migration and heritage; participants will gain an insight into the lives of a community of mixed-raced families who lived in Canning Town in the early 20th Century.

Through informal conversation, presentations and discussion, Trisha and Hajia will explore the challenges faced by this community through the lens of heritage, culture, and photography. Exploring the lives of community leaders, soldiers, sailors, their families who experienced racism and social unrest, but remained resilient, optimistic and built a strong community in Canning Town.

How to Attend

This event is online.

Register for free below.

Email rosamond.murdoch@newham.gov.uk in advance for accessibility information.


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Newham Heritage Month is an online heritage festival running throughout May, with new heritage records being added daily and a range of workshops any other free virtual events to take part in.

1 - 31 May 2021