Coastal Communities Oral History Project
The Oral History project will capture the development of the caravan parks and how Romney Marsh attracted holiday makers to become full time residents. There is a wealth of historical information in the area and through this project we will be able to preserve this for the future generations of Marsh Residents.
Coastal Communities Oral History Project contributes to Rediscover project theme.
There will be opportunities for people to be trained in interviewing techniques as well as editing. We will be looking to the community to help capture the memories of their family, friends and neighbours.
The New Coastal Communities project is looking for local people who would like to be involved in capturing memories and experiences about life on the Marsh and how the tourism industry grew over the last century. If you would like to be part of this exciting project and are interested in either being interviewed or becoming an interviewer please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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Update Feb 2018:
Research into the origins of the Caravan Parks and Coastal communities is currently being carried out, prior to interviews getting started.
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It is planned to create a number of short films about Romney Marsh during the life of the scheme and this will include recording the progress of the projects. Go to the film footage page to get details of the films we have produced so far.
To find out more including how to get involved contact the project team.