Jamaica Hidden Histories Christmas Card 2014

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.


Fashion Archive Display

Things We Brought With Us


British Museum
Moser Room in the Clore Education Centre
Great Russell Street
London
WC1 B3DG

Thursday 20 November 2014

10.30am-1pm

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Fashion Archive Display

1980s Fashion Archive Display


11-27 September 2014

Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E16LA

www.richmix.org.uk


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Workshops

Independence, Identity & Belonging Workshop


Saturday 23 August 2014

10:30am - 5:00pm

FREE ENTRY: Lunch & Refreshments Provided.

The Drum
144 Potters Lane
Aston
Birmingham
West Midlands B6 4UU

'Independence, Identity & Belonging' Workshop at The Drum :Students from Newman University College and elders from diverse communities share experiences of identity and belonging.

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Sustainable Carpentry & Woodwork Course


Full Spectrum Productions is looking for enthusiastic volunteers aged 18+

Volunteers will gain practical experience in a five-day sustainable Carpentry and woodwork course in Sawbridgeworth, Herts.

Mon 18 Aug to Fri 22 Aug 2014

11.30am to 4.30pm - each day

Volunteers will receive daily:

£18 travel / lunch expenses.
Travel expenses from London Liverpool Street to Sawbridgeworth station, and on to the venue will be arranged.

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Workshops

Sugar was King


Saturday 2 August 2014

10:30am - 4:30pm

FREE ENTRY: Lunch & Refreshments Provided.

‘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.


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ARCHIVAL COURSE


Full Spectrum is collaborating with the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) to provide FREE Archival Training.

Dates & Time:

25 & 29 Jul + 1, 5 & 6 Aug

10am - 4pm Daily

AGE: 18+


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Workshops

Intergenerational Craft Workshops


10 June to 16 July 2014

Elders from The Vida Walsh Centre, in Lambeth and Open Age in Brent will take part in a six weeks craft workshop with the help of year 9 students.


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Workshops

Jamaican Business Language and Marketing Evening Showcase


Entering the doors of Rich Mix for the evening showcase created an atmosphere of excitement...

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Volunteer Training Photographer- Miles Holder

 

Further Images

 

“One of the highlights for me was to know that I was able to touch something someone else had to touched centuries ago!”

- Dammir Boyce

 

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Volunteer Training


research-training

Monday 2- Friday 6 December 2013

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

1, Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AR.

 


Jamaica Hidden Histories: Cultural Re-Awakening Conference Day


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Conference Review

The event kick started with refreshments on arrival followed by an enthralling, energetic and vibrant opening performance from the fabulous all female Harambe Drummers and a short introductory film. This engendered great interest and enthusiasm for the day’s events. Delores Cooper, OD eloquently chaired the day, and shared some of her childhood experiences of growing up in Jamaica.

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Conference Seminars

Hidden Histories – The Real History of Jamaica.

Oliver Cromwell

1980's & 90's Achievements

Cromwell succeeded in capturing the island of Jamaica…

Map of Jamaica

Map Of Jamaica

Map of Jamaica, published in 1698….

Jamaican Maroons

Jamaican Maroons

The Spanish settlers escaped to Cuba…

Buccaneers

Jamaica Buccaneers

Buccaneers and pirates reigned supreme….

Sugar Was King

Sugar Was King

The British Industrial Revolution prospered through slavery…..

London Olympics

London Olympics 1948

In 1948 Arthur Wint won Jamaica’s first Olympic gold...


Five Decades

1960's

Independence

Jamaica 1960's Independence - History of Jamaica

Jamaica gained independence on 6th August 1962...

1970's

Black Political and Cultural Re-awakening

1970's Cultural Re-awakening - History of Jamaica

The 1970’s saw a revival of several key black activists such as Marcus Garvey...

1980’s & 1990‘s

Enterprise and Political Achievements

1980's & 90's Achievements - History of Jamaica

The 1980’s and 1990’s set the mould for Black enterprise and political...

2000's

Business Language and Marketing

2000's Business and Marketing - History of Jamaica

This decade has seen an increase in the use of ‘Jamaican style’ patois, music...


“By identifying and seeking out hidden histories of Jamaican contributions to the culture and economy of Britain, this project will establish a legacy that future generations can explore and expand upon”.

Lorna Holder, Managing Director of Full Spectrum Productions