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Projects

From 2010-2012, the People's Record sponsored projects around the UK. Each project created or collected material related in some way to the themes of the Olympics. Here you can browse through all the material project by project.

  • Gold Box Journey

    Gold Box Journey is a website covering the journey of Paula Grant, who was inspired to travel the country visiting the golden post boxes set up to…
  • Hadleigh: Remembering and Change

    The Essex Record Office worked with the HLF-funded Hadleigh Community Archive to collect oral histories from Hadleigh residents, asking them for their…
  • Havering Sporting Memories

    Havering Sporting Memories

    The Havering Sporting Memories collection is an archive of material recording the memories of people in Havering around the subject of sport and the…
  • Hopes for 2012 by disabled young people in North Yorkshire

    Video, audio and photo record of young people's hopes for run-up to 2012, by young disabled people, responding to archive material from North…
  • Imagine sport

    The project has been delivered by Carl Jaycock on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council, and builds on the previous Sporting Champions project. Carl…
  • International communities in Norfolk

    The Norfolk Record Office collection includes 26 items, consisting mainly of photos of original documents forming part of the Norfolk Record Office…
  • Leyton High Road

    Vestry House Museum looks to record the changes brought to Waltham Forest as a result of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Funded by MLA London, we…
  • Living greener and fitter in Windsor and Maidenhead

    Living greener and fitter in Windsor and Maidenhead

    A series of interviews about living in the area, and trying to be greener and fitter and doing more in the community in the run up to London 2012 - by…
  • Living History; Exercise, Lunch, Reminisce.

    Living History; Exercise, Lunch, Reminisce.

    An opportunity for people who remember the 1948 Olympics and 1940s to meet, get fit, socialise over lunch and share their experiences of life in the…
  • Living the Dream

    Living the Dream

    Young people will be assisting with recording interviews with Olympic and Paralympics hopefuls, as well as people involved in local sporting events…
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