Higher Education

Manchester Metropolitan University

'Passions of Youth' was a community engagement project in Manchester and Salford enabling working-class young men to discover the history and heritage of their leisure pursuit through archival research, story-telling, drama and film-making.

UCL and Hackney Museum and Archives

UCL and Hackney Museum and Archives worked together on 'The Legacies of British Slave-ownership' project, delivering an exhibition, adult learner events, and a schools programme.

Postal worker records collaboration

This collaboration between KCL, UCL, Kingston University, University of Derby and The Postal Museum used archival evidence gathered from post office pension records to better understand ill health in the nineteenth century.

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham's Manuscripts and Special Collections developed an iBook entitled 'Parchment, Paper and Pixels' to raise the profile of the collections across the university and beyond.

North West Film Archive

The North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University recreated screenings of messages sent home from Second World War servicemen in order to reconnect families with their relatives.