A Heritage Lottery Funded project exploring and recording the histories of people with learning disabilities in Solihull

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Learning about Learning Disability History (By Rebecca)

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In her first blog post, Rebecca talks about what she expects to learn from the project and what she has learned so far.

Read it here.

#HeritageTreasures Day - Friday 11th January


For #HeritageTreasures Day, Jennifer looks back at the Middlefield Hospital foundation stone.

Learn about why this piece of heritage is so important to her here.

Jennifer’s Christmas Blog Post


Hidden Lives Remembered has achieved a lot in the last 6 months since we have started, but as we approach Christmas I think of what it must have been like for those living in Hampton Manor and Middlefield.

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On the 21st November 2018 we held our Project Launch Event. It was a great success, with some brilliant speeches, lots of conversation and the sharing of photographs and memories.

View more photos from the event here.

Read Jennifer’s blog about the event here.

Rightful Lives Exhibit And 20 Years Of The Human Rights Act

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The 9th November 2018 marks 20 years of the Human Rights Act.

The Rightful Lives exhibition team had asked for new contributions to add to their already fantastic online exhibition.

See what Kathy and Jennifer did here

Archive Training Day - 15th October 2018 (By Jennifer)


On Monday 15th October 2018, a group of us got a minibus to Warwickshire County Records Office for archive training.

Read more here…

CASBA Celebration event (by jennifer)


On Saturday 6th October CASBA held a Celebration Event for their brilliant From Institution to Community project.

Read Jennifer’s thoughts on it here