History & Heritage
Cartmel is an exciting community in many different ways, the people living in it being an important one. We thought it appropriate to interview some of these people either because their presence and activity has a direct impact on village life, or because of their knowledge, memories and experiences.
The interviews range in length but once you click on the video link you can see the length in minutes and seconds on the bottom left hand corner.
We hope you enjoy these interviews and invite you to suggest interviews (on film or audio) with people that you believe the archive should include.
Painter and Decorator
This was a random selected interview for both audio and film. Derek Birch was born on 6 February 1933 and has always lived locally. Interviewed by Irini Tzortzoglou for 43 minutes. Interview deals principally with two subjects, namely, (1) Cartmel Cricket Club, which recently made a presentation to him for 60 years service in various […]
Blessing Of The Horse 2015, Cartmel Cup Winners
The Cup Winners 2015 talk about the success they have enjoyed two years running with their horses trained by Jimmy Moffatt in Cartmel
Blessing Of The Horse 2015, Lord Cavendish
Lord Cavendish talks about this Cartmel Races tradition at the Cartmel Priory on Bank Holiday Sunday of August 2015
Cartmel Antiques Fair (1 May 2016) Derek Muckle, Chair
Derek talks about this regular Cartmel event at the Cartmel Village Hall
Cartmel Art Society (exhibition August 2015) Catherine Alexander, Artist
Catherine talks about her links to Cartmel and her work at the exhibition
Cartmel Art Society (exhibition August 2015) Joan Payne, artist
Joan Payne talks about her work shown at the exhibition