Documents created before September 2011 will refer to EMAS or ACTES. Services have been reorganised and addresses will have changed. Contact your local authority for details of their support services.
http://www.nfer.ac.uk/publications/TGS01/ Research report on training and support issues for those working with children, young people and families from Traveller, Irish Traveller, Gypsy, Roma and Show People Communities
http://www.article12.org/pdf/Out_of_Site.pdf Show Racism the Red Card have produced a resource for challenging racism towards GRT people. 85% of GRT young people surveyed about addressing racism towards GRT people in school lessons said they thought it would be good thing, that schools should talk about racism and their community.
http://fairground-heritage.org.uk/learning/the-fairground-show/A history of the Fairground from antiquity to the 1970s
http://www.circus-entertainer.co.uk/heritage.htmA history of British Fairgrounds showing the development of travelling fairgrounds with the invention of steam engines and the discovery of electricity.
http://www.historytoday.com/becky-taylor/britains-gypsy-travellers-people-outsideArticle from History Today giving a historical perspective
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/religion/islam/ramadan.shtmlAlso download worksheets and ideas for activities to do with children.
http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/static/Gypsy-traveller.jspHistorical and legal perspective on Gypsies, Roma and Travellers from The Old Bailey
FAQs produced by Travellers Times Romani journalist Jake Bowers http://www.travellerstimes.org.uk/downloads/lifestyle_history_and_culture_24052010111520.pdf