For The Fallen

For The Fallen is a book produced by members of the Charnwood Great War Centenary Project as part of a three year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It charts the progression of the war against the loss of Loughborough men who are remembered on two local church memorials.

Loughborough Market

This book, originally created in 2015, depicts the dynamism of Loughborough Market, which serves people from the town Loughborough and its surrounding villages in north Leicestershire. The book has been created by interns from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan and the text was written by Terry Allen from Charnwood Arts in 2002 for the original People Making Places project.   

Newtown Linford

This book, originally created in 2015, depicts a portrait of the village of Newtown Linford, which is located just northwest of the city of Leicester in Leicestershire. The book has been created by interns from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan and the text was written by Terry Allen from Charnwood Arts in 2002 for the original People Making Places project.   

Hathern - People Making Places

This book, originally created in 2015, depicts a portrait of the village of Hathern, which is located just north of Loughborough in Leicestershire. The book has been created by interns from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan and the text was written by Terry Allen from Charnwood Arts in 2002 for the original People Making Places project.   Using a mixture of history, statistical information and photographs taken by the interns (outsiders to the village), the book provides a unique vignette of life in the village past and present.   

Suffragettes in Loughborough-Pamphlet

This pamphlet delves into the detailed history of the suffragette movement in Loughborough.  The fight for suffrage is normally seen through the lens of events in major cities such as London, however, this project and the pamphlet emanating from it throws light on the bigger picture of the fight for suffrage.  Through painstaking research led by Mike Shuker and contributions from many other dedicated researchers and historians, a vivid picture of the contribution to suffrage by people in Loughborough.

Deeds Above Words-A representation of the people and the Loughborough Suffragettes

Published in July 2019, this book focuses on the broader Heritage Lottery Fund (now named National Lottery Heritage Fund) financed project that grew out of initial research by Mike Shuker and the Loughborough Labour History Research Group. The project was a major part of the centennial commemorations of WW1.

A Walk To and Through Charnwood Forest by Visitors from Taiwan

The eight students who formed the six week long 2018 NCKU internship joined Charnwood Arts to look at ways in which Charnwood Forest could be promoted to and preserved for future generations. They looked at products produced in the forest, skills that people might work at, farming, promotion to people living in urban environments, transport, the natural environment, digital representation and a host of other factors including arts and cultural events and projects. 

Welcome Royal Lord Project 2018

This was the second project undertaken by Charnwood Arts to create a link with this triennial festival and the community which supports it in the Southern Taiwanese fishing port of Donggang. 

Remembrance - a play by Bill Brookman

What better setting for a play about a old soldier from Loughborough than the 'old tin church', the Mission Church on Storer Road. Bill Brookman and his, now wife, Madeleine Coburn were central partners in the Great War project with Charnwood Arts and All Saints Church, conducting research, creating events and overseeing the replacement of the church memorials to a more prominent position.

WHERE WE LIVE AND WHAT WE KNOW - PHASE 1

Where We Live and What we Know is an ongoing project from Charnwood Arts as part of People Making Places. This first phase of the project began to take place in 2017 with the development of a series of drawings focused on a selection of villages in the central part of Charnwood embracing the forest, river valley and wolds. The drawings form part of a series produced by Paul Gent that will be turned into an e-publication and exhibited at a range of locations in the borough. 

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