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Brian and Jennie Sunter

Brian and Jennie Sunter

Published: 15 June 2021

Emily

News, Story of Schools

We loved meeting this well-known Swaledale couple and recording their school stories from Low Row and Keld in the 40s. Brian and Jennie Sunter have been married for 61 years and speak in resonating...

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Giant artwork to be unveiled

Giant artwork to be unveiled

Published: 05 May 2021

Emily

News, Story of Schools

The Dales Countryside Museum (DCM) in Hawes is re-opening on Monday 17 May with a special exhibition telling the story of schools in the Upper Dales.

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New Podcast:  Voices From The Dales

New Podcast:  Voices From The Dales

Published: 24 March 2021

Emily

News, Story of Schools

Episodes One and Two of new podcast series 'Voices From The Dales' share audio material gathered in this project, and have been published to complement the opening of our special exhibition at DCM, The Story of Schools.

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Eric and Vera Alderson on...

Eric and Vera Alderson on...

Published: 12 January 2021

Emily

News, Story of Schools

Eric and Vera Alderson have been married for 62 years. Before Christmas, we met them to record their memories of Askrigg and Hawes Schools during WWII. NB owing to lockdown the Story of Schools exhibition at Dales Countryside...

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Norman Guy, Stalwart of Muker,...

Norman Guy, Stalwart of Muker,...

Published: 12 October 2020

Emily

News, Story of Schools

I went to Muker School.  I was born in 1939, so in those days I would’ve started in January 1945 when I was 5 wouldn’t I, yeah. There was no kitchen at Muker, we came home for our lunch. I lived in the house just behind the...

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