Hackney story telling groups awarded grants

via:http://www.hackneygazette.co.uk/news/hackney_and_islington_groups_get_grants_to_tell_stories_1_ The Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded ten grants of up to £10,000 to Hackney based groups as part of ‘All Our Stories’ – a grassroots story-telling project. The groups will be telling local stories and include:» a pensioners’ group making a film about local buildings and members of the Jamaican community» a project based on the industrial heritage of Hackney City Farm» a history and heritage project based in West Hackney» and a memory gathering project organised by the charity Integratus, and an oral history project called Shoreditch Storybank.