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Jersey Talking Magazine, August [1981].

Reference R/05/B/57
Date 1 August 1981 - 31 August 1981
Scope and Content Introduction by Gordon Young.

Mark Higgins, a member of St Paul's Cathedral Choir School, who is singing at the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, sings 'I Know that My Redeemer' and talking about how he got into the school, the levels he had to achieve in order to be accepted, how long he spends singing, the amount of boys in the school, the different time he has his holidays, preparing for the royal wedding, the songs they are going to sing at the royal wedding, whether he feels nervous about performing in front of so many people, the other occasions they sing for at the Cathedral, singing outside the Cathedral, making recordings, meeting the Queen Mother and other members of the royal family and sings another song.

Norah talking to Jeremy Scriven, a Jersey boy who left the island to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania talking about how he decided to climb the mountain, his lack of regrets of going, getting to Tanzania and the difficulty in doing so because the border of Kenya and Tanzania was closed, being arrested for crossing the border into Tanzania without realising and being put into prison for four days, the conditions in the prison, being tried in the court, being allowed free and then expelled into Kenya, managed to go through Uganda in order to get to Tanzania, buying tickets to Kilimanjaro on the black market, encountering violence in Kampala, journeying and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, spending 4 days climbing, a member of the party suffering altitude sickness, the experience of climbing the mountain, the view from the top of the mountain and how he felt climbing down again.

Katina Hervau, a French girl in the island to learn the language, talking about her first impressions of Jersey roads and the island.

Horoscope Feature - Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for the year for leo.

June Gurdon giving some In Touch tips for the blind about cooking vegetables without water.

End of Side One.

Gordon Young taking a trip in a hot air balloon describing the balloon, getting into the balloon, taking off, describing the views of Jersey below including town, St Helier Harbour, Elizabeth Castle, Victoria Avenue, St Aubin's Bay, Noirmont and to the Jersey Airport to land.

Gordon Young at Government House for a ball for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution describing the gardens of Government House, the food for the occasion, the scene in the marquees, the scene inside Government House.

Talking to Sir Peter Whiteley about piloting in the hot air balloon and the ball for the RNLI and to Lady Whiteley about the weather and the amount of people attending the ball.

Listening to the band in the marquee.

End of Side Two.
Names Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Whiteley, Lady
Whiteley, Sir Peter John Frederick, General, Lieutenant Governor 1979 - 1985
Jersey Airport
Gurdon, June
Postlethwaite, Diane
Hervau, Katina
Scriven, Jeremy
Elizabeth, Queen, Consort of George VI
St Paul's Cathedral Choir School
Higgins, Mark
Young, Gordon
Jersey Talking Magazine
Gurdon, Philip
Keywords piloting | Flying | marquees | Food | Gardens | balls | lieutenant governors | Towns | ballooning | hot air ballooning | vegetables | Cooking | horoscopes | Roads | French | blackmarkets | courts | arrests | prisons | Mountains | cathedrals | Schools | songs | singing | Weddings | royal weddings | Choirs | sound | interviews | news | Blind | sound recordings | radios
Category R-Sound Recording
Places Government House, Noirmont, St Aubin's Bay, Victoria Avenue, Elizabeth Castle, St Helier Harbour, Kampala, Uganda, Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro, St Paul's Cathedral
Dimensions 1 sound cassette
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions Master Copy-Needs to be Copied
Closed until 2100


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