The Trimdons in the words of local people
Compiled and edited by Keith Armstrong
Designed by Peter Dixon
Drawings by Robert Whitfield and Trimdon schoolchildren
PUBLISHED BY DURHAM VOICES,
c/o DURHAM COMMUNITY ARTS ASSOCIATION,
BACK SILVER STREET, DURHAM DH1 3HA
Printed by C. V.N. Print, Cumberland House, Commercial Road, South Shields
ISBN 1871536014 @ 1988
This publication has been produced with the help of a number of local people.
I would like, in particular, to mention the following:
Eveline Johnson for her hospitality and access to her local history collection, slides and photographs;
The Red Lion Folk Club for several enjoyable Friday evenings;
John Egan for his co-operation during interviews and with the touring show based on his life on which I have worked with Peter Brookes, Colin Thompson, John Burton and the other lads from the ‘Skerne Folk Group’, The Staff of Trimdon’s schools for their help and kindness during my visits, and Ian Carr and Pete Challoner for helping me out with their music during the visits;
Derek English of Trimdon Library and the County Library Service for the use of premises and general hospitality;
John Iddon for his consistant contributions and commitment to the project;
Jean McNeil of East Durham 2000, and all the other members of the steering group.
The financial support of the following organisations is gratefully acknowledged:
Sedgefield District Council, Trimdon Parish Council, Durham Rural Community Council, The Rural Development Commission, and Northern Arts.
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