The 2010 East Midlands Oral History Day on the theme of 'Work' was held on Monday 7th June at Southwell Workhouse
This event was a partnership between The East Midlands Oral History Archive, Southwell Workhouse, and MLA Renaissance East Midlands.
10.30 Introductions from Rachel Harrison of the Workhouse & Colin Hyde of EMOHA.
10.45 Cynthia Brown - National Life Stories and the Oral History Society.
Oral history Society website - http://www.oralhistory.org.uk/
National Life Stories website - http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/sound/ohist/ohnls/nationallifestories.html
11.00 Val Wood - Women and Work in Nottingham in the post war period 1945-1955.
11.35 Abigail Hunt - Making their Voices Heard: Using Oral History to uncover the stories of Women Working in Agriculture in twentieth century Lincolnshire.
12.10 Colin Hyde - Writing the company history of TH Wathes in Leicester. Click here to see .pdf of presentation
12.45 Q&A for the above.
1.45 Walk round the Workhouse.
2.30 Katherine Onion - Oral history at the Workhouse.
3.10 Glassball Arts - Investigating working lives with young people.
Glassball Arts website - http://www.glassball.org.uk/
3.45 Asking about work - your opportunity to contribute to an Oral History Society resource on working lives.
4.15 Final comments.
For further information about the event contact: Colin Hyde at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0116 2525065
Details of the Workhouse can be found on the National Trust website at: