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THE ORAL HISTORY JOURNAL OF THE ORAL HISTORY SOCIETY  VOL: 44 NO:2 2016

THE PEOPLES HISTORY PROJECT – `GIDDY ` AT BRIGHTON SUSSEX

NICOLA BENGE SENDS NEWS OF THE ORAL HISTORY PROJECT –  GIDDY  ,WHICH IS A COLLECTING STORIES OF BEING  YOUNG AND GIDDY   IN  BRIGHTON. PARTICIPANTS ARE BEING INVITED TO SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF BEING A TEENAGER DURING THE 1940S, 1950S, AND 1960S ,INCLUDING ,STORIES ABOUT LOVE AND ROMANCE ,FASHION  AND IDENTITY ,HOBBIES AND PASTIMES, MUSIC , AND DANCING OR  THE BEACH AND SEAFRONT .

IT WILL BE ASKING QUESTIONS SUCH AS “DID YOU DANCE AT THE REGENT ,SHERRY S OR THE OTHER DANCE HALLS IN THE 1940S ? WHAT WAS IT LIKE? DID YOU DANCE ALL NIGHT ? WHAT HAPPENED AT THE ICE RINK IN THE 1950S ? WERE YOU A MOD OR A ROCKER? WHAT DID YOU GET UP TO? WHAT DID YOU DO ,AND WHERE DID YOU GO AS A LGBT PERSON BETWEEN THE 1940S AND 60S?

MEMORIES WILL BE COLLECTED THROUGH ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS AND PUBLISHED ON AN APP AND WEBSITE FOR PEOPLE TO LISTEN TO , EITHER IN, OR AROUND THE CITY (USING A SMARTPHONE WITH A MAP) OR AT HOME. `IMAGES OF YOUTH , AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF TEENAGE AND EARLY TWENTIES YEARS ,WILL ALSO BE COLLECTED ,ESPECIALLY THOSE RELATING TO SPECIFIC MEMORIES .

CONTACT : JAMIE WYLD ,PROJECT DIRECTOR ,E-MAIL : jamiewyld74 @gmail.com WEBSITE : www. is.gd/giddybton

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