Through celebration, education and raising awareness, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month helps to tackle prejudice, challenge myths and to amplify the voices of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in wider society.

This year our theme for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month is 'What Makes a Home?'

During Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month, we celebrate the unique and diverse histories, cultures and languages of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in the UK, and also the considerable and outstanding contributions made by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and communities to wider society. In this booklet, you’ll find brief introductions to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller histories and cultures: Friends, Families and Travellers: What Makes A Home?
There are also  plentiful resources already out there which can support your understanding of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller experiences through history and today here:  Friends, Families and Travellers (

For more information on support in the London area visit the sites below:
London Boaters | for all boaters in London
London Gypsies and Travellers

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