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Where are you from?

It can be a struggle to answer the inevitable question: ‘Where are you from?’ when you’re not quite sure. A young woman of mixed heritage searches for an answer by looking back over three generations of her family. Documents, family stories and of course the British staple of tea and biscuits help her figure out a way to reply.

A personal look at questions of identity, at a time where migration, political isolation and reclaiming history are hot topics. Is it important to look to your own past in order to better respond to wider issues present today?

No Turning Back – schools resources

Our 2017-2018 exhibition No Turning Back: Seven Migration Moments That Changed Britain focused on seven pivotal moments when migration shaped the history of Britain.

We coordinated a range of workshops for schools. Below you will find KS3 and KS4 resources co-designed with teachers. Browse the keywords to see if the 7 moments we covered fit with your curriculum and take a look.