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Exhibition Launch

12 Jan 2015

We created history on Saturday 10th January 2015, not only did we create the first archive for our community, the first on-line forum for our community but we also created the First ever exhibition to be on display at  The New Library of Birmingham, for us this was a proud achievement. It was unveiled by […]

Interview @ Unity 93.5 FM

19 Jun 2014

Our team enjoyed our radio interview on the Drive Time Show on Unityfm Birmingham with the brilliant Ahmad Bostan. Great opportunity to discuss our project and hear the warmth and support from the listeners. This experience informed us that the work we are doing via this project is of greater importance to many people across Birmingham and Internationally too. […]

Volunteer Interviews at New Library Of Birmingham

11 Apr 2014

We spent a good half day at the New Library of Birmingham today, interviewing candidates  for potential volunteering opportunities with us. We had some really talented applicants, which will make some of the decision making really tough! However, we are really happy that we had so much interest from people of all backgrounds, communities and […]

Journey so far…….

2 Apr 2014

Well, we have been on a roller coaster ride thus far, so much work complete yet we still have lot’s to do! We are really pleased with the interviews carried out so far, so much  untold stories, history, experiences and wisdom,  which have now been captured and will remain captured at the New Library Of […]

Volunteering Opportunities

15 Mar 2014

Volunteer for the ‘From Mirpur to Birmingham’ Oral History Project The Library of Birmingham in partnership with the ‘From Mirpur to Birmingham’ Project is looking for volunteers to assist with an Oral History project. This project is seeking to create an archive of the experiences of immigrants moving to Birmingham from South Asia with a […]

A BIG Thank You to our Volunteers!

15 Mar 2014

Our volunteers have been really supportive and have gone way beyond the call of duty to support this project. We have people involved in oral history, marketing, audio recording, edited, transcription, archiving, cataloging and the list goes on! We have a lot to do and could not do it with out your help, many, many […]

Presenting at Birmingham Community Heritage Day @ Library of Birmingham

3 Mar 2014

  Basharat Dad and team presenting @Mirpur2Birmingham project at the Birmingham Community Heritage Day New Library of Birminghamhttp://www.libraryofbirmingham.com/event/Events/communityheritageday-1march Birmingham Community Heritage Day – Library of Birmingham www.libraryofbirmingham.com

Promotional material in Urdu

23 Feb 2014

Here are our materials in Urdu, looking good! 

Promotional Campaign

21 Feb 2014

We have been busy promoting our leaflets/ postcards across Birmingham.      

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