Our volunteers have been working hard and having great adventures along the way. Browse the stories below or click on an individual image to see more from an individual volunteer.

To Ujima radio

ujima radio logo

Grace is a guest on the radio show, Babbers, which airs on Ujima, a Bristol community radio station, on 98FM. She talks about how people in Bristol can take part in the History of Place project.

Research starts in Liverpool

old site of Royal School for the Blind in Liverpool, now a restaurant.

Kerry, our Liverpool based Project Coordinator shares her first week with us, an induction at host organisation and project partner DaDaFest and a visit to one of the former sites of the Royal School for the Blind.

Tuke of Chiswick

chiswick house

Between 1892 and 1928, Chiswick House was a private asylum, run by the Tuke family, who rented the house from the Duke of Devonshire. Francesca visits to find out more.

The view from Bristol…

Grace Swordy describes her first month as History of Place co-ordinator in Bristol – including meeting volunteers, and visits to MSHED and Bristol Record Office.