Voices From The Dales

Schools pt. 1

von Voices From The Dales | Vom 2021-03-08

A cockerel down a chimney, school closures, sex education and a ‘Roman toilet’ are discussed in Episode One of Voices From The Dales.  Hear the voices of John Waggett from Gunnerside, Joan Fawcett and Christa Fagg Rawlence from Hawes, Sally Stone from West Burton, Norman Guy from Muker, Enid Lundberg from Arkengarthdale and Barbara Buckingham from Reeth.  Also meet Mary Burrow, the woman who devoted her life to one Dales school.  It is presented by Andrew Fagg from outside Hawes Primary School in Upper Wensleydale and was recorded on 5 March 2021. 

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Voices from the Dales features people from the Yorkshire Dales in northern England, highlighting their stories, accents and dialect. All episodes are 15 minutes and presented by Andrew Fagg from Hawes. The latest episodes are Our Ingleborough Parts 1-6 (episodes 9-14), commissioned by Wild Ingleborough and published on 7 June 2022. Episodes 7-8 (‘Cheese Past’ and ‘Cheese Present’) were published in October 2021 as part of the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival. Episode 6 (‘Fell Runners’) takes you to the Hawkswick Dash fell race on 20 June 2021. Episodes 1-5 (‘Schools pt.1’, ‘Schools pt.2’, ‘Chapels’, ‘Bard’ and ‘Museum Makers’) came out during the third Coronavirus lockdown in March 2021 and drew on the Dales Countryside Museum’s oral history collection as well as fresh interviews.