Listening Project

Conversation between fellow May Queens, Suzanne and Julie, about their memories of Lustleigh's May Day.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    01:20:07

  • Shelf mark

    C1500/0532

  • Recording date

    2013-12-19

  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    Julie's home

  • Interviewees

    Davies, Suzanne, 1955- (female, lecturer/chef), Germon, Julie, 1959- (female, health administrator)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Bristol

  • Recordist

    Loosemore, Jo

  • Abstract

    Suzanne and Julie share their memories of Lustleigh's May Day. Both were May Queens and they discuss their role and its influence on their childhoods, the importance of this traditional festival to the village and its pagan symbolism.

  • Description

    The Listening Project conversations collectively form a picture of our lives and relationships today. Recordings were made by BBC producers of people sharing an intimate conversation, lasting up to an hour and on a topic of the speakers' choice.

  • Related images

    Photograph of participants

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