The Heritage Lottery Fund’s North West team will be hosting an event next week to showcase projects that focus on black, Asian and minority ethnic heritage in Greater Manchester.

The free event will be taking place at The Mechanics Institute in Manchester from 3-6pm on Tuesday 24 February.

Other major heritage organisations including People’s History Museum, Manchester Museum, and The Whitworth Art Gallery, will also be there to explain how they can support projects.

Some of the projects that have been funded, include, African Cultural Integration Season in Tameside and Manchester and Tameside African Refugee Association and the Lost Village Games,Outta Skool.

Outta Skool show how the intergenerational oral history work of the Lost Village Games supporting young people to learn more about their communities’ heritage before memories were lost forever.

Sara Hilton, Head of the Heritage Lottery Fund, said: “If you’re thinking about applying for funding, come along next to meet the team, watch performances, listen to other group’s experiences, and share project ideas.” adding:

You’ll be able to hear from other projects like Indian Association Manchester, Manchester Jewish Museum, and Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust, about how they have explored and celebrated their heritage with HLF funding.”


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