Talks and Presentations: Black History Month UK 2011

OCTOBER 2011: Come mek wi dig out dem roots!!

A series of FREE to attend introductory and skills based sessions on  Family History and Genealogical workshops and talks will be delivered by Caribbean Genealogist and Family Historian, Sharon Tomlin. Sharon is the founder of Carib Genealogy & Family History Research Services.  Ayshah Johnstone is a fellow Genealogist and Family Historian who will deliver on some sessions with Sharon. Sharon will be delivering some sessions through Family History Detectives.

Monday 3rd October
Venue: Woolwich Library at The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich,  London  SE18 6HQ
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Booking information telephone: 020 8921 5750
Bus: 53
Rail: Woolwich Arsenal DLR, Woolwich Arsenal rail
 
Friday 7th October
Venue: Sheffield Archives52 Shoreham Street, Sheffield, S1 4SP
Time: 10 – 4pm
Booking information telephone:  0114 203 9395
How to get there, visit this link: http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries/archives-and-local-studies/about-us/visiting-us/how-to-find-us
Rail: Sheffield
Wednesday 12th October
Venue:  7-9 Moorside Road, Downham, Bromley BR1 5EP
Time6.30pm – 8.30pm
Booking information telephone:  020 8314 9705
Bus:  136, 181
Rail: Grove Park 
Thursday 13th October                                                                                                      Event: Africa calling                                                                                                        Venue: Edgbaston Constituency Office, 326 High Street, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9 PU
Booking information telephone: 0121 675 0155
Time: 2pm – 4pm and 7pm – 9pm
Bus: 11C, 29
Rail: Five Ways Rail, University Rail, Selly Oaks
 
Saturday 15th October
Event: Dig Out Dem Roots!
Venue: Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives277 Bancroft Road, E1 4DQ
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Booking information telephone: 020 7364 1290
Email: localhistory@towerhamlets.gov.uk.
Bus: 25, 205
Tube: Stepney Green, Mile End, Bethnel Green
Wednesday 19th October: 
Venue:  John Harvard library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA
Booking information telephone:  020 7525 3415  or email blackhistorymonth@southwark.gov.uk
Bus: 35, 40, 343, C10
Tube: Borough, London Bridge
 
Saturday 22nd October
Session with Sharon Tomlin
Venue: Lancashire Archives, Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2RE, UK
Time: 11am – 3pm
Booking information telephone: +44(0)1772 533029/ +44 (0) 1772 533 039
Session by Ayshah Johnston
Venue:  John Harvard library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA
Time: 10am – 12 noon
Booking information telephone: ask for Eugenia Atta on 020 7525 4528 or  020 7525 3415. Email: blackhistorymonth@southwark.gov.uk
Bus: 35, 40, 343, C10
Tube: Borough, London Bridge
Tuesday 25th October 
Event: Round the World in Bedfordshire
Venue: Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, Bedford MK40 1PG
Time: 11 – 3pm
Booking information: open
Rail: Bedford, Bedford St John
Wednesday 26th October
Session with Ayshah Johnston
Venue: Peckham library, 122 Peckham Hill Street, London SE15 5JR
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Bus: 63, 78, 363, 381
Rail: Peckham Rye
Booking information : telephone 020 7525 3415 or emailblackhistorymonth@southwark.gov.uk
 
Thursday 27th October
Session with Ayshah Johnston
Venue:  John Harvard library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA
Booking information telephone: ask for Eugenia Atta on 020 7525 4528 or 020 7525 3415 or email blackhistorymonth@southwark.gov.uk
Bus: 35, 40, 343, C10
Tube: Borough, London Bridge
 
Saturday 29th October
Session with Ayshah Johnston
Venue: Peckham library, 122 Peckham Hill Street, London SE15 5JR
Time: 10am – 12 noon
Booking information:  telephone  020 7525 3415 or email blackhistorymonth@southwark.gov.uk
Bus: 63, 78, 363, 381
Rail: Peckham Rye
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2 thoughts on “Talks and Presentations: Black History Month UK 2011

    • Thank you Jaelma for your good wishes! I have found that it is worth the effort to connect with our past through research. Wishing you a good Black History Month UK
      Sharon

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