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'Give me today, anytime' wins prestigious award

Date: 13 November 2018

We are delighted to announce that 'Give me today, anytime', the documentary film inspired by the Elizabeth Roberts Working Class Oral History Archive which premiered at our special conference to mark the launch of the website of the archive back in May, has won a prestigious award.  In a high profile ceremony at BAFTA on Thursday 8 November the film was named as the winner of the 'Inspiration' category of the Arts & Humanities Research Council's Research in Film Awards. This is the only category of the competition that is open to entries from members of the public as well as academics, and we are delighted that our collaboration with Mirador, the Heritage and Arts Charity, has been recognised in such an exciting way; we look forward to working with them again in the future. Special mention must go to the filmmakers Tom Diffenthal and Jonathan Randall who did such an outstanding job - congratulations to all their interviewees and collaborators as well.

 

Massive Open Online Course ‘Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: the View from the Stronghold’, launching on 29th October 2018

Date: 20 August 2018

We are pleased to announce that our first MOOC is open for registration. Find out more and view the trailer at:

Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: The View from the Stronghold

The fascinating and varied history of Lancaster Castle, ranging from its darker days as a medieval stronghold through to life as a Category C prison, is captured in this exciting new free course that’s open to all, presented on the Future Learn platform. Read more

 

The Elizabeth Roberts Working Class Oral History Archive is now live.

Date: 19 May 2018

We are delighted to announce that the website has been published at http://www.regional-heritage-centre.org/

Please note that the website is still under development, and more content will be added in the coming months.

 

Creative Writing Opportunities with our partner organisation Mirador

Date: 13 February 2018

Mirador have announced some exciting free opportunities to find out about and be inspired by the Elizabeth Roberts Working Class Oral History Archive. Read more

 

Latest News on our Digitisation Project

Date: 8 February 2018

Work is now well underway towards the creation of a neew website to host the transcripts of the Elizabeth Roberts Working Class Oral History Archive. Read more

 

Tess Baxter's Parkin Recipes

Date: 1 February 2018

We're delighted to publish Tess Baxter's recipes from the event we held in October 2017. Tess baked each of these for us to taste... Read more

 

Fundraising Success for Regional Heritage Centre

Date: 2 March 2016

The Regional Heritage Centre is delighted to report that the fundraising drive to enable the digitisation of the Elizabeth Roberts ... Read more»

 

More Donations to our Fundraising Drive

Date: 29 January 2016

The Regional Heritage Centre is delighted to report that the Aurelius Trust has made a very generous award of £5,000 towards our fundraising e ... Read more»

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