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NARRATIVE EYE

PROPELLING THE WRITTEN WORD

THE EMPIRE NEEDS MEN PROJECT


The Empire Needs Men Project visits educational institutions, community groups and history groups delivering workshops and talks on the contribution African people made in the First World War.

WAR LETTERS

Read war letters written by children from various primary schools, recreated to illustrate the type of letters that would have been written by African soldiers to their families back home.


BERNARD

CHURCHILL MILLINGTON

JOHNSON

TULL

WILLIAMS


THANK YOU

 WALTER TULL


Read the letters of thanks to

Walter Tull - the First Black Officer



POETRY


MOTHERLAND

 SEEK AND YE SHALL FIND

SPIRIT

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS AND TALKS


The Empire Needs Men with Gangs Unite


In August 2014, we worked with Gangs Unite, an organisation helping young people at risk of exclusion and gang affiliation. Over a period of three weeks we delivered workshops to a group of ten young people. The group learnt about the contribution of African people from the Caribbean Islands, Africa, America and Britain to World

War I.


The Empire Needs Men with 100 Mothers Movement


In August 2014 we organised a trip to the Imperial War Museum to learn and explore about the contribution of Africans to World War I.


SCHOOL VISITS

School workshops have taken place in  Barlby Primary School, Risley Avenue Primary School  and Oxford Gardens Primary School. For more information,  please contact info@narrative-eye.org.uk