Exhibition at Headingley II

We were invited back to Headingley to exhibit our photographs. Now well practiced we set up the exhibition again and displayed our work and what we’ve learned to a whole host of new people. An Asian women's' team was playing an armed forces women's team. After the game we interviewed the players, using the skills [...]

By | September 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

On Radio talking about the Parks to Pavilions project

On the day of our exhibition at the Cricket Museum at Headingley Cricket Ground whilst England played Pakistan. We were approached to do some radio interviews. Maria went on BBC Radio Asian Network. And the project staff went on BBC Test Match Special

By | September 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Launch of Exhibition at Headingley

What a better time and place to set up our exhibition than at Headingley Stadium right before a match between Pakistan and England! We had already worked on how we wanted the exhibition to look, and had 'curated' which photographs were wanted to display. We set up the lights and photo display as quick as [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Visit to Lords

We got a tour of the stadium, starting at one side and walked through the stadium itself, we even walked through the double doors that all players walk through before their match! All the while we were taught about the history of the different rooms and stands. We visited the changing rooms, pavilion, museum and [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Photography Workshop II

  The second workshop we went to was led by Deepak Mistry. He gave us a talk about the purpose and story contained in a single photo and showed us examples of his own photos and asked us what we saw in each one, surprisingly we all had our own perspectives to what the photographs [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Intro to Documentary Photography

As part of developing our skills of capturing and recording heritage, we knew we needed to practice our photography and what better event to photograph for a cricket heritage project than the finals of the Bradford Mutual League! We arrived with plenty of time to spare so we were able to take photos before, during [...]

By | July 31st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Intro to Museums and Exhibiting – Visit to Blackburn Museum

To experience another way to research and display heritage, we went to Blackburn Museum to see their exhibitions and learn more about their galleries and what they had on display. The first gallery we visited display lots of old and different cotton machinery. This was relevant to some of us as our grand-parents or even [...]

By | July 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Intro to Radio – Visit to FeverFM and BBC Leeds radio studios

Heritage isn’t all about dusty books and recording people talking about the past, TV and radio can also play a part in letting others know about heritage so we paid a visit to not one but two radio stations, Asian Fever FM and BBC Radio Leeds. Visiting both in one day meant we had a [...]

By | July 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Intro to Archives – Visit to Bradford Local Studies Library

So we know how to record Oral Histories, now we need to know where to put them! The following week we made a visit to the Bradford Local Studies Library which houses the West Yorkshire Archive Service to learn more about how a City Archive works and about archiving heritage material in general. For our [...]

By | July 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Interviewing Skills

  We had some more interview technique training before we went out and interviewed people for real!  

By | July 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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