Project ID384
DescriptionListening Bench Oral History Project
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3ASouthend Area U3As
Organization/partnerEssex Record Office, Sound Archive
Year started2018
Source of referenceNational SLP Coordinator/Subject Adviser
Training provide by Essex Record Office as part of the Lottery funded Listening Benches project enabled U3A members to record the memories of other members of U3As in the Southend area on the subject of memories of Southend on sea. Clips from these recordings were added to the Listening Bench on Southend Pier and the full recordings were passed on to the Sound Archive. 
Go to this web address to hear the clips or click on the link in notes below
NotesThis was the second SLP with the Essex Record Office, Sound Archive and it is hoped Oral History groups will be formed and other recordings of U3A members' memories made.