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The Nubian Jak Community Trust Ltd is delighted to announce the Heritage Lottery Fund has agreed to fund a 6 months educational heritage program called THE LONDON SCHOOLS REMEMBRANCE PROJECT: The Impact of Black Musicians in Britain from 1900 – 1920.
The project starts in April 2013 and involves the following components:
8 school workshops each to four London schools in different parts of the capital. i.e. Southfields Academy, George Mitchell Comprehensive, Richard Atkins School, and Benthal Primary.
Oral History Training for 8 unemployed people (volunteers)
2 eBooks (one on classical music via Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and the other on Jazz via the Southern Syncopated Orchestra)
Performance Day at a London Theatre
Plaque to Pete Robinson of the Southern Syncopated Orchestra
Awards Day for students and (some volunteers)
London Libraries School Exhibition (4 months)
The project is an historic research undertaking involving over 120 students, 10 educational workshop facilitators, 8 volunteers, several historians, and is led by Jak Beula Chair of the Nubian Jak Community Trust.