Can you give an hour or two?

Keep a journal for the Let's Make social history project

Keep a journal and be part of the Let’s Make Social History Project. Encourage your family and friends to keep one too (see our questions below).


What's involved?

We want to capture information and images now so that we can help future generations understand this unique moment in our history. Please can you help by answering the following questions and sending back to Penny

  1. How has the virus outbreak affected your everyday life?  What do you do differently and why?
  2. Are there any initiatives in your area/community/business where people help each other? If yes, how?
  3. Do you think the outbreak will affect your area/community/business in the long term?
  4. Do you have any other thoughts/feelings you would like to share?
  5. Please tell us about any photographic opportunities in your area that that are unique to this time (we can send our photographer to record scenes or people).

Why get involved?

Help us document what life was like for the restidents of Rugby during this particular time in history. 

How to get involved?

Accept the challenge and answer the questions. Email to Penny our Collections Officer

Ideal Skills

  • Archiving
  • Conservation
  • Construction
  • Copywriting
  • Customer Service
  • Design & Illustration
  • Event Management
  • Event Stewarding
  • Fundraising
  • Gardening
  • Languages
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Money Handling
  • Photography
  • Project Management
  • Reading/Storytelling
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Web Development
  • Working independently
  • Working with Children 0-5yrs
  • Working with Children 6 - 12yrs
  • Working with Databases
  • Working with Young People
  • Test skill

Ideal Interests

  • Archiving
  • Architecture and Building management
  • Business and management
  • Commercial Development
  • Community Work
  • Computers and Technology
  • Conservation
  • Creative and Arts
  • Design
  • Event & Project Management
  • Events and Programming
  • Food & Beverage
  • Fundraising
  • Learning and Education
  • Marketing and communications
  • Retail
  • Teaching and Training
  • Visitor Service/ Front of House
  • Curatorial/Working with Museum Collection

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