|Description||Listening Bench Oral History Project|
|Type||U3A-led research (SLP)|
|U3A||Southend Area U3As|
|Organization/partner||Essex Record Office, Sound Archive|
|Source of reference||National 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
|Notes||This 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.|