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JOIN THE HERITAGE FOR ACTION DAY ON 18TH FEBRUARY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

03 January 2023  |  Jill Lundberg  |  Posted in: ,

Students are invited to join the group, 1020 Voice for Heritage, to co-design your own youth social action. At this free event in Coventry, you will have the opportunity to visit and explore historic buildings, document your experiences and have your voice heard about what young people want from these places! You can learn digital skills, film your experiences and co-design your own activities with other young people.

The day is open to anyone aged 10-20 in England and the organisers can help students and a parent/guardian with travel to Coventry and accommodation costs up to £200.This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to meet, explore historic buildings while doing activities and discuss what they want to do to have an impact.

What will the event be like?

On 18th February, we will meet in Coventry, visit the City Gates, Drapers’ Hall and the Anglican Chapel at London Road Cemetery. The activities at the different sites will be co-designed by you. You will be able to film your experiences of visiting the historic buildings and speak to other young people about their experiences too. Together, you will decide on your own social action to have an impact.

Programme for the day:

10:30am – Meet at Drapers’ Hall in Coventry.  There will be a short welcome session and you will be able to leave bags there while we walk to the City Gates.

11am – City Gates: learn about the gates and participate in an activity

12pm – Drapers’ Hall: lunch will be provided. There will be more activities and time for your social action activity (to be decided in the co-design session in January)

2pm – The Anglican Chapel, London Road Cemetery: Explore the historic London Road Cemetery and take part in the final social action session.

4:30pm – End.

How do I get involved?

Register now and you will receive a form to register your details to fill out with a parent/guardian. Your place is subject to confirmation.

As part of the event, you will also be expected to join two online sessions on Zoom. They will be:

– 17th January, 6-7pm – meet online on Zoom for 1 hour for a session to co-design your social action. As a group, YOU will decide together what is important and what impact you want to have.

– 1st March, 6-7pm – meet online on Zoom for 1 hour to conclude the 1020 Voice for Heritage project. Give your feedback and have a final chance to have your say on how to work with young people.

For these online sessions using the Zoom platform, joining details will be sent to you in advance.

You can find out more information at the invitation here.

If you have any questions, please contact Fae at fae.clark@heritagetrustnetwork.org.uk

Organiser of Heritage Action Day

The Heritage Trust Network is a membership organisation run by people who have delivered successful heritage projects against all odds. We operate throughout the United Kingdom, drawing together and supporting the work of local heritage charities, community organisations and social enterprises.

We provide an invaluable platform for members for knowledge sharing, peer to peer support and skills development. Our guidance helps groups throughout the lifetime of their project, from startup to managing their restored site. Heritage Trust Network also gives this extraordinary grassroots movement a united voice, representing their views to government and funding bodies.

 

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