Representing Allotment Gardeners & Associations Across Birmingham
Birmingham Allotment Associations Wanted For Heritage Project!
Birmingham based arts &heritage organisation General Public have approached BDAC about a project that would explore the heritage of allotments and their importance within Birmingham (in particular, memories and stories of allotment holders). They wish to work with BDAC and Allotment Associations on a heritage project that will involve creating an archive of stories from the past that will be a lasting testament to the importance of allotments in Birmingham. It would inspire, engage and encourage local people to learn about allotments, their history and their place in the city today. They are aiming to secure funding from the Heritage Lottery Foundation to make the project happen. As Birmingham has 113 allotment sites and nearly 7,000 plots, they think its something that the Heritage Lottery Fund would be really interested in. They would like to see what allotment associations across the city are interested in been involved. To help shape the project development process, they are looking for answers or feedback to the following three questions: Are you an allotment association that might like to be involved? Can you tell us a great story about your allotment site? Who would make a great interviewee on your site and why? This would really help us develop the bid. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or BDAC. Or phone Chris on 07792 736125.