Project Description


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.

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!

Photographs by Michael Porter

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