Gypsy Roma and Traveller History Month – June 2020

1 June 2020
Gypsy Roma and Traveller History Month – June 2020

To celebrate this year’s Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month the Travellers’ Times will be posting and tweeting an interesting article or resource for every single day in June - like a digital ‘advent calendar’ 

So keep an eye on our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter:

We will also be regularly updating this article to include the links we have shared on social media.

Take a look at what other people are doing for GRTHM

Traveller Movement

Friends, Familes and Travellers

London Gypsies and Travellers

GRT History Month Scotland

Romany and Traveller History Society

Our first link for June 1st is ‘A struggle just to live’:

And then:

2nd  Moved On


4th  Road to Appleby Fair

5th  Memories of Appleby Fair

6th A Child's Work

7th Speaking Out

9th "Home"

10th "He didn’t want the likes of us around"

11th Working for Bread

12th Harry’s Family

13th From Tyres to Horseshoes

14th Picking Peas

15th The Eldest's Tale

16th Ireland to Ireland

17th Purvin the Grai

18th My Family

19th Roads from the Past – education pack launch

20th Living Traditions

21st Loving Lali and Rudi

22nd Online assembly - Watch Party

23rd The Price Brothers

24th The Peg Knife

25th The World We Have Lost 

26th Adopted Out

27th On and Off the Road

28th  Hop Picking

29th Charles Parker archive Audio recordings  

30th Searching for the Travelling people Watch party

Find out more about the origins of Gypsy Roma and Traveller History Month here 


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Picture: Stow Fair by Natasha Quarmby ‘Fields of Light Photography’