• 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.

  • Exploring Edgbaston through Archives and Art

    The Monday Morning Coffee Group at Edgbaston Community Centre have been working with Artist Carolyn Morton to creatively ‘Represent’ their ideas surrounding the impact of gaining, and using the vote, 100 years on.…

  • Where’s Your Vote? at Saheli Hub

    Saheli Hub at Handsworth Wellbeing Centre, have been working with Artist Jo Löki to creatively 'Represent' their ideas surrounding the impact of gaining, and using the vote, 100 years on.

  • 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…

  • Poppy Broach on green jumper

    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…

  • The group in front of a banner reading 'Women Workers'

    Black Country Living Museum Visit

    On the 23rd of October, the People’s Heritage Co-operative, along with members of Edgbaston Community Group, and Saheli Hub, visited the Black Country Living Museum, to further explore some of the themes discussed…

  • 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’.