Project Description

Gone Fishin’ entails fishing stories from Morecambe Bay.

Gone Fishin’ is a commission by Morecambe Bay Partnership to explore the unique fishing heritage from across the Bay.

About Time Dance Company illuminate MBP’s oral history fishing archive with a cast of 150 children from across north and south of the Bay including pupils from Bolton-le-Sands, Flookborough, Overton and Torrisholme. The children have discovered different fishing techniques used by fisherfolk of the bay, explored the weather conditions and listened to some of the memories.

Watch the Gone Fishin documentary:

The project is a part of Catching Tales, for Festival of the Bay in 2018, supported by Morecambe Bay Partnership Trust and the Heritage Lottery.

Produced and conceived by: Jenny Reeves
Project Managed by: Helen Gould
Choreographed by: Jenny Reeves and Ellen Turner
Composed by: Lee Affen
Filmed and edited by: Jonny Randall

*Very special thank you to our fabulous volunteers Lucy, Aimee, Sophie, Rosie, Kim and Michelle Cooper from MBP!