huts at Wells-next-the-Sea. What's your sense of place in Norfolk?
A landmark BBC
radio series exploring the historic and contemporary forces that
have shaped our county is to be broadcast from BBC Radio Norfolk.
called A Sense of Place, will
consist of six documentary programmes which will look at people's
personal connections to Norfolk, and their experiences of living
in the county.
Like The Century
Speaks, the last hugely successful radio documentary series, A
Sense of Place will also involve contributions from you
and will be broadcast in Spring 2002.
McKinney is looking for people with a story to tell about their
locality, and initially this will focus on three main areas - language,
incomers and favourite places:
language has been much in the news recently. Should we fight to
keep it alive and what does it tell others about us?"she asks.
lived in Norfolk all your life, I'd like to hear your views on the
impact that recent incomers have made to Norfolk, but I'd also like
to hear from those who've moved here, whether they be from the next
county or other countries," she added.
If you have
a strong reason for favouring one particular spot, Lyn says wants
to hear about it.
to south Norfolk in 1975 for two years - and I'm still here. I'm
curious to know more about that pull, to know why Norfolk 'does
different' and what that means. A Sense
of Place will certainly try to answer that," she
This is a unique
opportunity for you to have your say about our changing county at
the beginning of the 21st century. There is also a chance for you
make your own contributions via the BBC
you would like to tell us your story or put forward your comments
about Norfolk, you can contact Lyn personally at the email address
do you think about the part of Norfolk where you live?
Is it the buildings you love, the people or the varied landscape?
Share your thoughts with Lyn McKinney.
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