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Lost Landscape of Heroes – Oral History / Reminiscences Review Session
November 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
Christine Handley will lead a review session on oral histories and reminiscences in this 3 hour session.
Light refreshments and lunch provided.
Booking is essential – web: www.ukeconet.org/ioaloh.html
email and phone: firstname.lastname@example.org; 0114 272 4227
The Lost Landscape of Heroes project is about to start a series of workshops with the aim of exploring and researching the varied military history of the Isle of Axholme. The project will not just concentrate on the physical remains and locations – emphasis will also be placed on the human aspect.
Every name on a memorial has a story to tell and it is planned that research will help uncover the stories behind the names on memorials (and the memorials themselves) and Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves in the area. The role the civilian population played will not be forgotten, with research into all aspects of Civil Defence such as Air Raid Precautions, emergency services and the Royal Observer Corps.
Professor Ian D Rotherham (Landscape of Heroes Project Director), Chair, Landscape Heritage Research Foundation, c/o Venture House, 103 Arundel Street, Sheffield S1 2NT
Chris Percy (Landscape of Heroes Project Manager), c/o Landscape Heritage Research Foundation, Venture House, 103 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NT 0114 272 4224