Exhibition and podcasts now live – https://holdingthebaby.org/

A travelling oral history exhibition and podcast sharing stories of childcare and parenting from London’s East End ~ in Newham’s libraries from March 2018 to February 2019 and online at holdingthebaby.org or subscribe via iTunes or Soundcloud.

Discover tales of  love and worries, family support and postnatal depression, working mums and stay-at-home-dads.

The exhibition launched on March 1st at Plaistow Library, 5:30 -7:30 pm. 79 North St, London E13 9HL.

See the exhibition in 2018-19:

2nd March – 4th April 2018 – Plaistow Library
6th April – 9th May 2018 – Green Street Library
11th May – 13th June 2018 – Forest Gate Library
15th June – 18th July 2018 – Stratford Library
20th July – 22nd August 2018 – Canning Town Library
24th August – 26th September  2018 – Custom House Library
28th September – 31st October 2018 – Beckton Globe Library
2nd November – 12th December 2018 – North Woolwich Library
14th December – 23rd January 2019 – East Ham Library
25th January – 28th February 2019 (t.b.c) – Manor Park Library

Please check individual opening times for each library on Newham Council’s website here.

Dates are subject to change. For updates contact us.

Holding the Baby is funded by Gilda Street Trust in memory of Gilda O’Neill. The archive is held at Bishopsgate Institute and the project has been supported by Newham Bookshop and the London Borough of Newham’s Libraries. 

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