The Diamond Years – Friend to Friend Holmfirth wins Heritage Lottery fund support of £7,700 for an exciting new project

Friend to Friend Holmfirth Group is awarded a grant of £7,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting new venture.  Led by volunteers from the Homfirth Project Group the Diamond Years aims to communicate what life was like in the Holme Valley in 1952, the year of the coronation.  The project plans to celebrate and gather information about the Coronation Year by recording memories of people’s everyday lives and their special memories of the Coronation celebrations through oral and photographic history.  Working with local historians, artists, Holmfirth library and students from local schools and Kirklees College a display of the work produced will be exhibited within the Jubilee year.

 

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