News: Audio-post at Rowntree Park
To celebrate the first birthday of the project, we launched our interactive audio-listening post in Rowntree Park, featuring eight highlighted memories recorded by local residents over the past year.
This post is still available for all to enjoy. Come and select a memory, turn the dial, crank the handle and listen to a unique piece of York history as it unfolds.
- -Brenda shares her love of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre
- -Peter reveals what happened when the Cocoa Band went to a competition
- -A former Rowntree’s worker describes how to pack a box of Black Magic
- -Hear how Rowntree’s girls were chosen for dances during WWII
- -John describes how peppermint was used in Polos
- -An apprentice shares an embarrassing encounter when fixing the conveyor machines
- -Listen how to make a chocolate box
- -Jean describes life in the office block