Coracles in the Media

The coracle men were often filmed and interviewed. Here are a selection of the films presented as a series of programmes made in a the style of 1950s television.

Coracles in the Media

The coracle men were often filmed and interviewed. Here are a selection of the films presented as a series of programmes made in a the style of 1950s television.
Eusty talks about making coracles – film donated by Peter Badge

Eusty and Harry on film

Harry and Eusty historic films including Pathe News 1948, ATV Today, 1972, Look Around 1961 both films from the Media Archive of Central England at University of Lincoln, as well as a film by local historian Ron Miles.
Tour and Stopovers

Coracle World Heritage by Marion Blockley

Marion Blockley delivers an illustrated talk on Coracle World Heritage. The talk includes home videos of coracles and coracle making in India and Vietnam by Peter Badge and includes some fascinating Vietnamese water puppets.

Coracle Radio

Conversations with Wayne Owen

Relative of the Rogers family
Wayne Owen shares memories of his family, featuring the stories of the strong women and life in Ironbridge.

Part 1

Part 2

Tour and Stopovers
Mike Rust of A word in edgeways tells a story of the coracle man and the devil!

Anecdotes, music and stories

Fishing for souls – A coracle Story
Tour and Stopovers

Coracle music

Traditional tunes written down by John Moore and local seed man and travelling fiddler in the 1800s.

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