• Just a Soldier’s Wife?

    Margery Corbett Ashby was the first female candidate to stand in a Parliamentary Election in Birmingham. Rachel Gillies reflects on her achievements and how both the press and voters responded to her campaign.

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    A day of Remembrance

    This morning during our workshop at Edgbaston Community Centre, we observed a silence at 11am for Remembrance Day. It is 101 years since the guns fell silent at the end of World War One, but…

  • On the lookout for Artists

    The People’s Heritage Co-operative and our community partners are seeking Artists to support their community heritage project, ‘Represent’.

  • Birmingham Heritage Week: Creative Writing Workshop

    We are delighted to be participating in this year's Birmingham Heritage Week. Join Birmingham historical novelist and biographer, Fiona Joseph, for a hands-on Creative Writing session around the theme of how Birmingham’s people…

  • Take 5

    Our partners at The Active Wellbeing Society have been supporting Represent as we explore how a community heritage project can impact on the health and wellbeing outcomes of participants.

  • Inside the Golden Box

    Above the 4th Floor of the Library of Birmingham is a golden ceiling. Above the ceiling is where the secrets are hidden, where the stories wait to be told. The golden box, visible…