Our first archive collection, ‘We Weren’t Expecting to Stay’ documents the lives of British South Asian Muslim from 1940 to the present day. The archive is available at The Bishopsgate Institute and Vestry House Museum. A selection of oral histories, photographs and documents collated for the archive have been used develop many educational resources.
Digital catalogue of archive at Bishopsgate Institute.Read more
Selection of historic and contemporary images from the archive collection.Read more
KS3 Curriculum based Schemes of Work and lesson plans for the school and madrassah classroom.Read more
An extra exhibition panel was produced for the exhibition at Vestry House Museum. It details the stories of settlement of the Muslim community in Walthamstow dating from the early 1950s.Read more
Stories from the Archive
A selection of blogs and videos based on research and oral history interviews.Read more