This GRTHM website supported GRTHM between 2008 and 2011. It is no longer maintained and is hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Travellers and Other Professionals (NATT+) for interest only. Some out-of-date has been removed, but be aware that remaining pages may reference old events.


In this section read about the rich culture and history of Gypsy, Roma and Travellers.

Local Story

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Derbyshire in the East Midlands

Bob's Our Uncle

Robert Dawson

Robert Dawson, writer and educationalist, is a tireless writer and activist on behalf of the community has actively preserved and celebrated Gypsy and Traveller heritage in numerous publications.

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The Bigger Picture

Stories from further afield or with relevance that reaches widely.

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Dispelling Myths

One of the aims of GRTHM is to counter-balance the widespread ignorance of Traveller communities that often leads to hatred and conflict. Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month celebrates our culture and history by tackling the negative stereotyping and prejudices that have led to this situation.

Myths and truths >