This oral history project was run by the Community Development Section of Burnley Borough Council with support from the Stocks Massey Bequest Fund to record
Working with collections from Cumbria has given our north west hub a different perspective, one of rural life, a change from the urban landscape, which
The Leaving of Liverpool is a traditional seafaring song which became a folk revival standard thanks to Ewan MacColl. Here’s Joe and Peter (unfortunately we
This oral history project was funded by the Manpower Services Commission and sponsored by Bolton Metropolitan Borough. It ran from August 1981 to January 1983.
Coal mining has provided material for song-writers for centuries. Songs about mining conditions, disasters and the solidarity between miners and their communities have been passed
Dr. Michele Abendstern conducted interviews with women mill workers from the Oldham and Ashton areas between June 2001 and October 2002 on cassette and minidisc.