Culture & Heritage

Projects in this theme build relationships between research groups in the arts and humanities and community groups and organisations exploring their local and regional cultures and heritage.

Orkney and Shetland Dialect Scoping Study Video

This video describes a research project to find out if it is possible to build a digital corpus of Orkney and Shetland Dialects. Read more

Community Film Making & Cultural Diversity Conference, Video

Dr Sarita Malik introduces the Community Filmmaking and Cultural Diversity: Policy, Innovation and Practice conference at the BFI Southbank, London January 22nd and 23rd 2014. Read more

Study into Taverns, Locals and Street Corners, Audio Slideshow

An audio slideshow looking at the role of taverns and places where people drink in the past and in the present, from 16th century Florence to modern day Bristol. Read more

Climate Friendly Food CIC

The main aim of the project was to explore how engaging local communities with the changing patterns of urban food production might contribute to current grassroots efforts within Liverpool to raise awareness around current food issues. Read more

Eleanor Rees Local Food Poetry, Video

Eleanor Rees reads some of her poetry written as a response to the Memories of Mr. Seel’s Garden project which researched the history of local food production in Liverpool. Read more

Untold Stories workshop, Video

The workshop explored ideas around community and volunteering. Symbols and poems about community are shared and enacted. Read more

Exhibition Space Interview – Know Your Bristol Video

Know your Bristol, a partnership between the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council, aims to enable people to explore local history and culture in Bristol through the eyes of the community. Read more

Revolutionising our understanding of Southwell, Video

Southwell Archaeology is a multi-period, interdisciplinary fieldwork project investigating the historic minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire in its wider landscape setting. Read more

Experiencing the Digital World: Pararchive, Video

Simon Popple, University of Leeds, discusses his Parachive project, which aims to create digital resources for community groups interested in some aspect of heritage. Read more

Connecting Communities through Research: Sheffield Babelsongs, Video

Sheffield Babel Songs is a community group that collects and shares songs and memories about them, from Sheffield’s international population. This concert was held to raise funds to produce a songbook of the material the group has collected. Read more