Campaign! Make an Impact – free training and networking day

Campaign! Make an Impact FREE training event and networking group London

FREE EVENT

Date: Tuesday 20 March, 2012 10am-4pm (includes lunch)

Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: Call: 020 7332 3851 or email: ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Campaign! Make An Impact provides an innovative approach to inspire young people to learn about historical campaigns through archive, museum and library collections, and then supports them to develop their own campaigns about areas they feel passionate about. The programme demonstrates how children, and young people can be inspired by the past, and find their own voices and confidence to change the future. You can find out more by visiting http://www.bl.uk/campaign

9.30am Arrival, coffee and welcome

10am Campaign! Make an Impact Training Session

Facilitator: Jan Pimblett, London Metropolitan Archives
This practical session will introduce the background to the British Library Campaign! Make an Impact project, present case studies for discussion and engage delegates in a range of activities which can be used in delivering successful partnership projects between schools, museums, libraries, archives and galleries.

1pm LUNCH

2pm London Network: Skills Exchange and Networking

Find out about new work planned at the Institute of Education Archives, specifically around the archive of the NUWT (National Union of Women Teachers). There will also be a presentation from teacher David Rosenberg about his work at LMA on material relating to the Anti-Apartheid movement and developing this for schools. Other discussions will focus on working with LGBT archive materials and new ideas at Guildhall Art Gallery centered upon exhibitions of John Bartlett (painter of the Poll Tax Riots) and Ajamu of rukus! Federation who will be exhibiting a photographic portrait exhibition of black LGBT people in 2013.

Please bring project news to share and your diaries to fix dates for the next London Network Skills Exchange and Networking Group.

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