Sound from a Town
by George Powell
September 20, 2022 10:41 pm
Sound from a Town is a collection of stories and sounds from the people and places you might walk past every day. —– Many of us are increasingly questioning the role and psychological effect of urban centres, and hopefully this loose podcast will help document how we perceive and interact with towns and cities. —– There will be a mixture of different types of episodes; from interviews and features, to field recordings and audio walks. —– Currently, mostly due to time and resource constraints, the majority of episodes will be based around North London, where I’m currently based, and The Wirral, where ‘home’ is. I’ll try and add episodes from different locations when I can.
Terry is known as the Bard of Flaybrick. A volunteer at the cemetery who recites poems to the visitors on Flaybrick’s walking tours. He’s written over 2000 poems with subjects ranging from historical figures of Birkenhead, to local people, places and organisations.
I spoke to Terry to find out where his love of poetry came from, why he volunteers, and how important Flaybrick is to him, and by extension, the rest of Birkenhead.
Location: 53.3984171, -3.0622207
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