Eastside Community Heritage
Our moving image collection holds over 300 oral history interviews, 24 documentaries, and ordinary people's personal film heritage collections. We also hold material related to local spaces and locations in East London such as Canning Town, Stratford, Royal Victoria Docks and community related events.
Eastside Community Heritage has worked on numerous projects documenting the peoples history of London. In 1999 Eastside established the People's Archive of London which now holds over 2000 oral histories, 300 video recordings and 24000 photographs documenting ordinary people's lives.
Ilford Methodist Church
Access: Booking is required 9.30 - 5pm Monday - Friday. DVD material available.
Video material on mini DVD
We hold a wide variety of material, mainly final DVDs; highlights include Kamal Chunchie and the Founding of the Coloured Men's Institute in Canning Town, the Olympic site and Stratford. Many films have been produced by young people using the oral history video collection.