Mapping The Change in Hackney
A project inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games
In this Project
Hackney Museum "Mapping The Change" Oral History Project
MEMORIES OF DALSTON & HACKNEY WICK:
Stories of changes from the 1930s to the…
- Mapping The Change in Hackney
Oral History interviews and photos relating to Dalston & Hackney Wick, East London.
- Alan Simms describes his experience as a member of Eton Manor Boys Club
- Amarjit Kochhar explains why she loves living in Hackney.
- Anonymous interviewee describes Caribbean Blues Clubs that he would go to as a teenager in the 1970’s. And the other clubs that Black people would frequent in Dalston & Hackney.
- Artist, Oriana Fox describes the changes she's seen in Hackney Wick over the past 6 years.
- Gwyn Williams' WWII experience of hearing a V2 bomb dropping in Forest Road, Dalston, Hackney, East London.
- Joan Elliot's experience of growing up and living in Hackney Wick over the past 80 years
- Joanna Hughes, founder of Mother Studios, talks about Hackney Wick and the Olympic development as an Artist, Producer and provider of studio space for artists.
- Johnnie Walker, Chairman of Hackney and Leyton Football League, describes his concerns for 11-a-side football played on Hackney Marshes and the problems that the 2012 Olympic development is causing.
- Ken Worpole talks about Centerprise, the alternative book café in Dalston, during the 1970’s.
- Larry Julian, Ridley Road Market Chairman, describes the changes to the market and the people who shop there.
- Lena Barden remembers post-war Fascists congregating and agitating against Jewish people. Describes Ridley Road Market and how it catered for the large Jewish population.
- Maxine Sorrell remembers the Dalston of her childhood in the 1940's
- Molly Carleton talks about her experience of getting housed in Hackney Wick in the 1970's.
- Monty Goldman fighting Fascists with the 43 Group at Ridley Road.
- Newton Dunbar talks about his involvement in setting up and running the 4 Aces night club, and the artistes that would perform and “hang out” there.
- Peter "Wiggy" Wilson explains what it was like to be a member of Eton Manor Boys Club
- Portrait of Amarjit Kochhar, East London resident
- Portrait of Gwyn Williams
- Portrait of Ken Worpole, East London resident
- Portrait of Larry Julian.
- Portrait of Lena Barden.
- Portrait of Monty Goldman
- Portrait of Newton Dunbar
- Rene Broider's memories of Ridley Road Market and her final job in Hackney Wick.
- Ron Newman explains his work on the 2012 Olympics Community Relations Team in relation to his membership of the Deaf and Disabled Londoners Forum.
- Shirley V Boateng describes coming to Hackney from Trinidad to work as a nurse.
- Tim Hinchliff talks about being an active member of Eton Mission Rowing Club and the impact of the 2012 Olympic development on the club.
- Val Halladay's account of living and working in Hackney Wick from the 1967 to the present day.
- Wendy Ellison remembers the arrival of West Indians to Dalston.
- Yashar Ismailoglu tells about his involvement in two campaigns to improve working conditions in the local dressmaking factories and for home workers.
- Oral History interviews and photos relating to Dalston & Hackney Wick, East London.