A Free Family Fun Day & Community Got Talent Showcase will be held this
Saturday, 11th July, 2015
at The New Bingley Hall, 1 Hockley Circus, Birmingham B18 5PP.
A FREE FAMILY Fun Day Event – Come and join us in supporting our local businesses and the talent that is in our community and embrace the positive and aspirating work achieved by our senior citizens and the young people in particular. This event is about recognising and celebrating our achievements and working together to create a better community for our younger generation. Caribbean Islands… Teach….Educate & Represent…. Celebrating African & Caribbean History, Heritage & Culture… For more info contact 07534048697.
We, The Caribbean Family History Group – Solihull & Birmingham, will be there too doing what we do best – helping people trace their family roots.
For more information visit the following link
This is the two week notice of our next meetings at Solihull Library along with notice of what we are planning to be involved in for October’s Black History Month events. In terms of October’s events a flyer will be produced and sent shortly with fuller details.
Saturday 28th September 2013,
Solihull Central Library
1) 12-2pm – Training Session – Reading Old Handwriting
- Basic skills of deciphering potentially tricky handwriting on records and documents you will be looking at in your research.
2) 2-4pm – Research Session
- Time to continue with your research – with as much help as we can provide with our final preparations for exhibitions (outlined below)
We have settled on three activities
1) Solihull Library – Month of October, 26th if October, How you can help/contribute
Exhibition – commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Windrush with other images of our ship travelling ancestors who came to these shores from the Caribbean
Work Shop Day – 26th October, Solihull Library. A day to be guided around the exhibition and do mini workshops on research and start your family history research if you have not done so. Contact
How you can help! Do you have any memorabilia or family connections that stem back to the Windrush. If so, please do make contact and we can explore an acceptable way to use it in our exhibition with your permission.
2) Kingshurst Development Trust – Month of October and 19th October
Exhibition – Bringing our Exhibition material for Family History Research to this location in the North of Solihull Borough
Work Shop Day – 19th October 2013 – following a similar pattern to our previous Solihull Library Exhibition Workshop Days
3) Genealogy Day – Wolverhampton 19th October 2013 (Still to be confirmed)
Click on the link to our flyer below to see our activities for Black History Month this October 2013.
We’re back again!
The Caribbean Family History Group will be here again at this weekends Who Do You Think You Are? Live, an entire weekend dedicated to family history research.
Ticket are still available and the event is on until Sunday 24th February.
For more information go to http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com/
Exhibition – Caribbean Family History Research + Stories
1 October 2011 – 31 October 2012
Workshop – Walk-in surgery
Saturday 13 October 10am – 4pm
Assistance for anyone who would like advice/help with their family research.
Event – Open Day
Saturday 27 October 10am – 4pm
Come and meet experienced researchers and group members face to face, and get help to build your family tree.
-Learn the 5 basic steps of genealogy
– Find out how family and friends, archive records and DNA can help you trace your ancestors
– Microfilms of original documents from Caribbean available at Solihull library!
Heritage & Local Studies
Solihull Central Library
Solihull B91 3RG
Call 0791 701 5113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Celebrate Every Generation Media’s 10th birthday with our East London Routes family history day.
EGM is based in east London and has been at the forefront of developing websites, publications, workshops and films around family learning and cultural heritage, particularly among people from minority ethnic heritage.
Contributors include: authors Patrice Lawrence, Jacqueline Walker (‘Pilgrim State’) and Kerry Young (‘Pao’), Hackney campaigners Ian Levy and Pauline ‘Hackney Heroine’ Pearce, equality campaigner Simon Woolley, cultural campaigners and historians Arthur Torrington CBE, Stephen Bourne, Oku Ekpenyon MBE, Angelina Osborne, National Archives outreach team Sandra Shakespeare and Sara Griffiths, Cllr Michael Jones one of the youngest politicians in London, Guardian journalist Hugh Muir and Patrick Vernon OBE founder of Every Generation.
To attend this free events please RSVP email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
(new site to be launched on shortly).
The next meeting of the Solihull Caribbean Family History Group is as ever is at Solihull Library, officially between 12 noon and 4.00pm on Saturday 31st March 2012
We will help you start/continue to grow your own family tree