Slingsby Audio Archive

slingsby_audio_archiveThe Slingsby Audio Archive is a podcast documenting the history of the North Yorkshire villages of Slingsby, Fryton and South Holme.

A number of recordings have been made over the last few years where, as part of the local history weekend, local residents discuss various aspects of village life and history.

Previous discussions have looked at farming, Slingsby during World War II, education, local businesses, entertainment, sport and more.

The podcasts can be listened to via the player on this page.

The podcast mp3 RSS feed can be found HERE


Slingsby Audio Archive

Welcome to the first of the Slingsby Audio Archive podcasts. The archive was created from a number of recordings made with local residents of the villages of Slingsby, Fryton and South Holme since 2012.

An invited group discuss past and present sport activities in Slingsby as part of the 'Entertaining Slingsby' themed Local History Day that took place on 25th April 2015.
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An invited group discuss past and present sport activities in Slingsby as part of the 'Entertaining Slingsby' themed Local History Day that took place on 25th April 2015.
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Recorded at the Local History Day event on Saturday 26th April 2014, an invited group discuss what Slingsby was like during World War II.
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Slingsby was a military training centre during WW2 and there were munitions storage areas around the area. Those who were teenagers remember the atmosphere and life in the village then. Part two of the discussion that took place in The Grapes Inn in late 2013.
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Slingsby was a military training centre during WW2 and there were munitions storage areas around the area. Those who were teenagers remember the atmosphere and life in the village then.
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Welcome to the first of the Slingsby Audio Archive podcasts. An invited group of residents from the village were invited to the Local History Day on Saturday 9 March 2013 to discuss the subject of “Shops and other non-farming businesses in Slingsby”.
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Welcome to the first of the Slingsby Audio Archive podcasts. In March 2012, an invited group of residents from Slingsby came together to talk about farming and how it has changed over the years. The podcast was hosted Stephen Prest, a local farmer himself. The podcast was recorded by Richard Flint.
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