Tag Archive: local history

London: A Bigger Picture Comes to Brent!

Did you know along with paintings, archaeology, photographs and papers Brent Museum and Archives also holds some beautiful old film of the borough? Many people are not aware of these important resources in… Continue reading

Bringing order to the Oral History Recordings

As part of gaining my AMA (Associateship of the Museums Association) I was required to carry out a six month Work Based Project. The two main aims of the project were : Effect… Continue reading

Miss Harrold and her Haberdashery

Langman’s Draper’s shop at 88 High Road, Willesden was founded in the 1890s. When it closed in 1978 many of the shop fittings had remained unchanged since the day it opened. In 1908… Continue reading

Digital War Memorial: Brent Remembers

The Digital War Memorial is a national project led by the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL). The first phase brought together a wide range of communities to work with high quality artists to… Continue reading