Prefab Museum's Podcasts

Sinopse

The Prefab Museum recorded a number of oral histories about post-war prefabs from people who lived and grew up in them.

Episódios

  • Pamelas prefab off Stebondale Street, E14

    Pamela's prefab off Stebondale Street, E14

    25/02/2020 Duração: 02min

    Pamela speaks about her life in a prefab on the Isle of Dogs

  • Bob describes his prefab and famous neighbour

    Bob describes his prefab and famous neighbour

    17/04/2018 Duração: 04min

    Recorded at the East End Canal Festival in June 2016, Bob Dench recalls his prefab in Bouverie Road, Hackney, and Barbara Windsor who also lived in a nearby prefab. Photo from the collection of George Warren.

  • Eddie OMahony talks about moving into his prefab in 1946

    Eddie O'Mahony talks about moving into his prefab in 1946

    17/04/2018 Duração: 03min

    Recorded in 2011 as part of a Media Trust project, Eddie recalls his return from the war and setting up home with his family in their prefab in Persant Road, Catford, SE6. Eddie passed away in December 2015 after living for 69 years on the Excalibur Estate.

  • BBC Surrey interview at the Rural Life Centre

    BBC Surrey interview at the Rural Life Centre

    16/04/2018 Duração: 05min

    BBC Surrey recorded an interview with Jane Hearn, director of the Prefab Museum, and Emma Midgley, director of the Rural Life Centre, on 22 February 2018 in the Arcon prefab. Thanks to BBC Surrey for permitting the Prefab Museum to share the recording.

  • Judy Hewins describes her childhood in an Eastbourne prefab

    Judy Hewins describes her childhood in an Eastbourne prefab

    27/03/2018 Duração: 08min

    Judy lived in an AIROH prefab in Barcombe Close, Eastbourne, with her parents and sister. Recorded at the Rural Life Centre, July 2016

  • Ray Smiths memories of his family prefab in Penarth, South Wales

    Ray Smith's memories of his family prefab in Penarth, South Wales

    27/03/2018 Duração: 12min

    Ray was recorded at Estates of Memory, the London Festival of Architecture 2017, at St Marks Hall, London SE6

  • A prefab in Peckham, London

    A prefab in Peckham, London

    22/03/2018 Duração: 14min

    Barbara Brewer talks about her prefab childhood in Kirkwood Road, Peckham, London. Recorded at St Mark's Hall, Catford, London SE6 in May 2016

  • The Universal prefab at Chiltern Open Air Museum

    The Universal prefab at Chiltern Open Air Museum

    22/03/2018 Duração: 10min

    Rosemary Carden talks about her memories of her cousin's prefab, now located at the Chiltern Open Air Museum. Recorded at the Chiltern Open Air Museum, August 2016

  • A prefab in Lichfield, Staffordshire

    A prefab in Lichfield, Staffordshire

    22/03/2018 Duração: 02min

    Denise Thompson talks about her family's prefab. Recorded at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Bromsgrove, on 23rd July 2016.

  • Prefabs in Farnham, Surrey

    Prefabs in Farnham, Surrey

    22/03/2018 Duração: 07min

    Siblings Judith and Allen Sawkins remember their family prefab in Farnham. Recorded at the Rural Life Centre, Tilford, Surrey in July 2016.

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