Black Icons: A Visit to the National Jazz Archives

The second in a series of research workshops takes our young heritage volunteers to the National Jazz Archive (NJA) in Loughton. They arrived ready for two days of exploring Jazz Age

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Investigating Black Icons | The British Jazz Age

This week saw the launch of an exciting new FAD initiative in collaboration with the Black Cultural Archives (BCA). Funded by the Heritage Lottery, FAD’s Black Icons project launched at the BCA

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FAD are very excited to announce that the Youth Forums of FAD and the Black Cultural Archives, based in Brixton, are to collaborate on an exciting new heritage project for

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After a summer of stitching the NELE volunteers have been busy turning the New East London Embroiderers finished pieces into wearable garments. Under the leadership of fashion designer Lisa Friedl,

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Week two at Hackney CVS and FAD welcomes the next group of enthusiastic New East London Embroiderers to our temporary stitching studio in the heart of Dalston. “I’d never heard

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FAD’s latest initiative ‘New East London Embroiderers’, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is really starting to take shape after two weeks of productive workshops with young people in East

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Here is the latest update from our young stitching volunteers… Having spent a day at Kensington Palace, the next challenge awaiting our New East London Embroiderer volunteers was to put

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