A National Lottery Heritage Fund project exploring and recording the histories of people with learning disabilities in Solihull
Forest Oak School Exhibition
Forest Oak School’s exhibition is now online!
Check out their fantastic work here.
Arts Workshops (By Jennifer)
Hampton Manor visit (by Jennifer)
Recently me, Claire, Patty and Kathy (2 of our volunteers) went to visit Hampton Manor with former residents Pauline, Caroline, Pam and Michelle. They also brought along Grania and Annmarie, who support them in their new homes.
Read about our visit here.
May Exhibition Reflections (By Jennifer)
Stories from the Middlefield Archives #2 - Pilgrimages to Lourdes (By Jennifer)
A recent article from Middlefield has reminded me of a time in my life that I hadn’t thought about in ages until I saw the article. It is about my pilgrimages to Lourdes and the different ways I was treated there because of my disability.
Read about this here.
may exhibition now online!
Missed our exhibition or want to share it further? All the displays and memory tree contributions are now online!
Check it out here.
My Journey So Far (By Jennifer)
Stories from the Middlefield archives #1
NOTICE: This blog post refers to historical terminology which some people may find offensive.
In the first of a series of blog posts discussing what we have found at the Archives, we look at the case of Edward Hickman.
Read about it here.