Crafts

Sutton, Ann (6 of 17) National Life  Story Collection: Crafts Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:34

  • Shelf mark

    C960/22

  • Recording date

    2004-06-08, 2004-06-15, 2004-06-29

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Arundel

  • Interviewees

    Sutton, Ann, 1935- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 6: The discomfort of the journey to Aunty Ethel's house in Longton, Staffordshire, the dirtiness of the Potteries. Mentions Wakes Week. Description of the pollution in Pontypool. Contrast between people in the Potteries and those in Pontypool. The topics AS enjoyed at secondary school. Story about making a hooked rug and weaving a scarf on a loom. Her dislike of weaving at the time. Mentions friends and describes first boyfriend, ballroom dancing lessons and demonstrations. Remarks on lack of sex education at school. Story about passing biology O' Level and failing Art. Story about getting a grant for art school. Moving away from home to attend Cardiff School of Art. Describes being a teenager in Pontypool.

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