Oral Histories

Welcome to Cumbria as seen through the eyes of people who decided to make it their home. Listen to the inspiring stories from doctors, artists, hospitality staff, shop assistants, clerks – your neighbours. See what choices, experiences andĀ events brought them from far and wide to live next door to you. Have a glimpse into everyday life, see how much we share, what we have in common and what makes us different. Inquire into the concepts of identity, belonging, and citizenship. Learn about countries, cultures, past and present through personal stories.

Being a migrant
Beliefs
Belonging
Career and Work
Choice
Culture
Education
Food
History and politics
Hobbies and Games
Identity
media
Reasons for migrating
Same but different
Sport