Great-Grandmother Lala by Geoff Kerr-Morgan

In this short film, Geoff tells us about his family roots and gives us a window into so much of Middlesbrough's history - how we welcomed economic migrants all the way back into the 19th Century, the relationship between the church and their congregations, the economies of poverty, traditional crafts...It's all in here. https://videopress.com/v/MPjLiCm3?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata

War Bride by Maggie Mackay

This Friday we're happy to bring you a gentle, compassionate, and hopeful poem from Maggie Mackay. It enters into the thoughts of a woman embarking on a huge change of home - her own great-aunt! War Bride I board a steamship wider than the Waverley. Salty, saltier than the Clyde, the Atlantic is pulling me … Continue reading War Bride by Maggie Mackay