SUFFOLK DAY 2018

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We'd like to help celebrate Suffolk Day 2018 by sharing some stories from local people. 

If there is one way to get to express the 'essence' of Suffolk, then we think the personal stories of local people is a great way to do it so we've put together this page with a few of our personal favourites.

So grab a cuppa and enjoy!

"FARMER'S LIFE!" 

Sam Fairs reflects upon his life as a Suffolk farmer.

(Collected as part of the Suffolk Show Treasure Trail Project - see more here >>)

"RUNNING WILD!" 

Dorothy Flatman talks about her memories of growing up in the Fore Street area of Ipswich.

(Collected as part of the Hold Project - see more from this project here >>)

"Changing Roles!" 

Nigel Oakley reflects on the changing role of the working horse in Suffolk.

(Collected as part of the Suffolk Show Project - see more from this project here >>)

"REGENERATION" 

John Field reflects on the regeneration of the Waterfront in Ipswich.

(Collected as part of the Hold Project - see more from this project here >>)

"SEASCAPE" 

Doreen Savage reflects on the essence of Felixstowe.

(Collected as part of the Felixstowe Seafront Gardens Project - see more from this project here >>)

"ALOTTA COAL!" 

Marilyn recounts a fun family story about her grandfather who worked on the railways in Suffolk.

(Collected as part of the Hold Project - see more from this project here >>)

"MY LIFE IN IPSWICH!" 

Peter Gardiner talks about an artifact that reflects on his life in Ipswich.

(Collected as part of a project with Ipswich Museum)

"Joining the Eagles" 

Andy Ward talks about his father who volunteered as a pilot in WW2 for the 71st Eagle Squadron based at Martlesham Heath in Suffolk.

(Collected as part of a project to celebrate the Centenary of Martlesham Heath - see more from this project here >>)

"Women in Tech" 

Leah Claireaux talks about her work with BT at Adastral Park and her women in tech scheme.

(Collected as part of a project with the Suffolk Show - see more from this project here >>)

If you would like to preserve your story of Suffolk or work with someone who might, please contact us - we'd love to help!

ABOUT US

Chronicle Digital Storytelling Ltd

 

Contact:  info@chroniclestories.co.uk

 

Tel: 07752 191710

Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom.

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