Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Sound talk

 The programme for the memory sharing weekend for the Warp and Weft project at Dundee's Verdant Works has now been finalised:
Saturday 25 August
Sunday 26 August
11 am    Share a memory:

12 pm    Sing a Song

12 pm    Sound Talk

1 pm      Sound Talk

1 pm      Share a Memory:
              Millgirls United

2 pm      Share a Memory:
              Millgirls United

2 pm      Sing a Song
3 pm      Sing a Song

3pm       Share a Memory:

In the Share a Memory workshop people who have worked in the jute industry are invited to share their experiences of home life (Breadwinner) and of trade unions and strikes (Millgirls United). Traditional Dundee mill songs will feature in Sing a Song, a workshop open to everyone. In the workshop Sound Talk former millgirls will be invited to tell about the sounds and rhythms on the work floor and the memories these evoke. Each workshop will last around 25 minutes. 
For more information about the project, contact Dundee Heritage Trust's Education Officer Brian Kelly at or 01382 309078.

Copyright text and image Petra Vergunst

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