Events & Listings

JANUARY 2012

Saturday 21st January: Caribbean Ancestral Research Group 
Venue: Ground floor Education Room, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives , 277 Bancroft Road London    E1 4DQ
Time: 12 -4pm
Admission: free
Booking information: Tel: 020 7364 1271  or mobile: 07508 375 417
See: http://www.towerhamletsarts.org.uk/?guide=ArtsInfo&cat=2&cid=45412
 

FEBRUARY 2012

Saturday 25th February: Online records of Caribbean ancestors 17th-20th century with Sharon Tomlin
Venue: Who Do you Think You Are 2012, Olypmia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Road, London  W14 8UX
Time: 3.00 – 3.45pm
Admission: prices varies for admission to show – see link below
See link for details on ticket purchase: http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com/ticket-prices
 
 
 

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 Johnston 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.

The sessions are aimed at all researchers ages fourteen years old and over, no upper age limit. You are welcome to attend all sessions. It is advised that you bring information such as names, dates of births, marriages or deaths as well as place names such as districts and parishes on the family documenting from you through to the 4th generation of you family line or lines for you to work with as the sessions will be interactive .

Sessions will cover using the internet, navigating through resources pertinent to the Caribbean and UK regions with overviews on resources, illustrations of physical evidence required.

Please note that booking is required to attend most sessions with exception of “Round the World in Bedfordshire” session to be held in Bedforshire which is a drop-in session. See below for details. Please contact Sharon if you require further information on  07508 417 375 or email: sharon@tomlinso.com.

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 Archives, 52 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
Time: 6.30pm – 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 & Archives, 277 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 email blackhistorymonth@southwark.gov.uk
 

Thursday 27th October
Session with Ayshah Johnston
Venue:  John Harvard library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA 
Time:5:30pm – 7:30pm
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