Previous Projects

Vox Pops has supported more than twenty oral history projects, helping to train up project leaders and volunteers, right across the UK.

Recent projects have included:

GUIDEline – Recalling the Boundary

Fatheritage – capturing the first-time experience of African men on becoming fathers

The Grandma Cooking Project – memories of food in Bolton’s African community.

Previous projects:

Huddersfield – Asian Voices, memories of South Asian people who moved to West Yorkshire in the 1950s and 1960s.

Sheffield – Readers’ Voices, reading habits in the 1940s and 1950s

Up and Under – The Rugby League Oral History Project.

Swinton, Manchester – documenting the of Swinton Rugby League Football Club.

Citadel Theatre, St Helens – supporting a group of young people to interview miners involved in the 1984/85 strike and then produce a play.

Elephant and Castle, London – working with a young persons’ theatre group to interview and produce content for a play about disappearing communities.

YMCA, Manchester – training members to record the organisation’s involvement in past Olympic Games.

Whitby, North Yorkshire – training volunteers for a project about communities on the Jet Coast.


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