Kate Smith

Web editor at the History of Place project

Posts by Kate Smith:

‘I was always rebelling against the system’

This short film, narrated by Maggie Davis and showing images from her archive, tells the story of how she and her husband Ken resisted being institutionalised in 70s Britain and started the Independent Living Movement.

BSL introduction to A History of Place

Group of people from Wecil sit in front of the banner made for the Mshed exhibition.

John Wilson signs an overview of the 800 year historical period covered by the History of Place project – below you can also see a version in text plus images of many of the places and people whose stories we tell.