Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Course - Trent Vale Oral History (Newark/Beckingham)

Interested in Oral History?  In the new year there are two Oral History Workshops for individuals and community groups, arranged through the Trent Vale Landscape Partnership.  The course is free and all are welcome, but you will need to book.

 The courses will be delivered by Colin Hyde from the East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA). Dates/locations are:
Tuesday 1st May 2012, Harthill Room, British Waterways Building, Newark 10am to 4pm
Thursday 14th June 2012, Beckingham Willow Works, Meeting Room 10am to 4pm
(times to be fully confirmed).

  There is space for around 12 people per course. It will cover the following:
  • Setting up a project, why? How?
  • Linking with local resources, museums and collections
  • Contacting interviewees
  • Developing subjects
  • Developing questions
  • Conducting interviews – process and structure
  • Recording, managing and storing information
  • Where to go from there…
Groups or individuals who have recording equipment can bring that along too and use of these can be included in the workshop.

If you want to come along please can you book with Helen Keating;

Via Community Archaeology e-mail

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