Show & Tell - Historic Artefacts Handling Evening - 19th December 2006 - Saturday 16/12/2006
On Tuesday 19th December 2006 we hosted a SHOW & TELL evening to look at objects from the Northampton Museums ethnographic collection. Museum staff introduced some objects and invited the audience to tell stories of their usage and cultural significance.
AGM - Thursday 13/7/2006
The Northamptonshire Black History Association held its first Annual General Meeting on 13 July 2006. It was attended by 20 members and 6 supporters. The Chair, Bobb Lewis, proudly welcomed and thanked everyone, and a new committee has now been elected. After the meeting there was a performance by the Race 2 Score group, which concluded with thanks to the performers and comments by Morcea Walker and Bobb Lewis on the importance of drama to the NBHA’s work.
Heritage Lottery Fund to help shape the future - Thursday 9/2/2006
Northamptonshire Black History Association (NBHA) has been awarded a grant of £249,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to set up a new education project.
The project, called Northamptonshire Black History: Shaping the Future, will focus on the collected memories and heritage resources of the NBHA making them accessible through a range of media to a wider audience.
Click here to read more about this exciting project.