• Creative Writing Workshop

    On Saturday 23rd November, the People’s Heritage Co-operative held a Creative Writing workshop at the Library of Birmingham, with historical novelist and biographer, Fiona Joseph. Birmingham Archives and Collections Manager, Corinna Rayner, points out some materials for inspiration. The Represent project is dedicated to engaging in creative, artistic ways of exploring the impact of gaining and using the vote, from 1918 onwards. Inviting the brilliant Fiona Joseph to lead a creative writing workshop provided a great opportunity for members of the community interested in exploring and representing archival material in innovative, exciting ways.  The material that Fiona, Archives and Collections Manager Corinna Rayner, and the People’s Heritage Co-operative, had selected,…

  • 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 gained and used the vote from 1918 onwards.

  • Project Launch to mark a Centenary of Women’s Suffrage

    The People's Heritage Co-operative gathered with supporters and partners in The Wolfson Centre at the Library of Birmingham on 15th December to formally launch our new project, 'Represent'. It was also an opportunity to mark 100 Years since the first General Election following the passing on the 'Representation of the People Act'.