Conference and Seminars
Jamaica Hidden Histories: Cultural Re-Awakening Conference Day
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Jamaica Hidden Histories is an educational project by Full Spectrum Productions, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It aims to unearth and communicate information to diverse communities to understand the history of Jamaica, its distinctive cultural identity and links with Britain. The project will explore how Jamaican culture has become a recognisable and global brand.
Cromwell succeeded in capturing the island of Jamaica…
Map of Jamaica, published in 1698….
The Spanish settlers escaped to Cuba…
Buccaneers and pirates reigned supreme….
The British Industrial Revolution prospered through slavery…..
In 1948 Arthur Wint won Jamaica’s first Olympic gold...
Jamaica gained independence on 6th August 1962...
The 1970’s saw a revival of several key black activists such as Marcus Garvey...
The 1980’s and 1990’s set the mould for Black enterprise and political...
This decade has seen an increase in the use of ‘Jamaican style’ patois, music...
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for activities to come:
Monday 2- Friday 6 December 2013
(lunch between 12-00-13.00hrs) at the:
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
1, Kensington Gore
We are looking for enthusiastic participants for activities to come:
‘Sugar was King’ Workshop at
New Art Exchange
Community elders share their experiences on drinks, sweet and cakes they made growing up in Jamaica with school children from diverse communities.
'Independence, Identity & Belonging' Workshop at
Students from Newman University College and elders from diverse communities share experiences of identity and belonging.
'Things we brought with us' Workshop:
School pupils discuss photographs and objects brought in by community elders.
Lorna Holder, Managing Director of Full Spectrum Productions