Heritage Lottery Project

MY FIRST DAY IN LANCASHIRE MILLS

One Voice Blackburn has launched an exciting heritage project, My First Day in Lancashire Mills. The project explores the arrival of people from South Asia and Africa into Lancashire in the 1960s and 1970s.

The project focuses on engaging young people in the history of Lancashire Mills and the people connected to them. It was delivered by the multi award-winning West End Girls (WEGS), who are a part of One Voice Blackburn.

One Voice Blackburn received a National Lottery grant for an exciting heritage project, My First Day in Lancashire Mills. The first set of videos were launched in February 2019. Watch all the videos and read more

Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on engaging young people in the history of Lancashire Mills and the people connected to them. The project will be delivered by the multi award-winning West End Girls (WEGs), who are a part of One Voice Blackburn. Read more

Just some of the WEGs group who will be taking part in the heritage project