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The Midlands & East of England is steeped in rich heritage. The region is home to vibrant cities and cultural hubs, picturesque countryside and iconic waterways. Its varied history ranges from the birthplace of William Shakespeare to the industrial Black Country.
Get inspired: see below for some of the organisations and communities we have funded.
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Young people with disabilities explored the history of the Staffordshire oatcake, developing a range of accredited skills, and creating a performance and exhibition.
Young people captured, preserved and shared the Coming Out Stories of Birmingham’s LGBT community.
Students from Birmingham universities worked with Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to create an exhibition to showcase and explore the museum’s West African textile collections.
For Friction Arts' I-Land Life project, young people from Birmingham's Five Ways Estate discovered stories of their families' heritage and migration to Britain.
The Canal & River Trust’s Waterways Heritage Skills Project created a pool of committed and skilled young people in waterway heritage skills, filling skills gaps within the Trust’s own workforce and the wider heritage sector.
The Norris Museum, home to a treasured collection of artefacts relating to the history of Huntingdonshire, has been restored.
Taking inspiration from the number five bus route, Sampad documented the heritage of communities living in the culturally-rich suburbs of Birmingham.
The Water Gardens in Hemel Hempstead have been restored to their former glory as one of the country’s most important post-war landscapes.
This project was a joint venture between Lincoln City Council and the Linkage Community Trust, a charity supporting people with learning difficulties.
Young people revealed the personal histories of Belton House Machine Gun Corps training camp.