Project Description

Project Manager Sue Flowers speaking at Launch Event
A Case of Reception Orders and Historic Patient Photographs from Lancashire Archives
Singers at the Launch Event
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A Case of Reception Orders and Historic Patient Photographs From Lancashire Archives
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Whittingham Lives launch event audience March 2017
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Whittingham Lives Launch Event

The Whittingham Lives project officially kicked off with a launch event at Studio 53 Degrees at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston on 27th March 2017, hosted by the Whittingham Lives Board.

Sue Flowers, Whittingham Lives Project Manager

Much Madness by Emily Dickinson (read by Catherine Stobb)

Professor Janusz Jankowski, Pro Vice Chancellor and Director of Research, UCLan

Words from A Key Partner
David Keddie, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Why Whittingham? Why Now?
Kathryn Newman, Whittingham Lives Association, Archivist Lancashire County Council

Solidarity and Parity
Bob Kelly, Education Officer, UNISON

The Turton Consort, led by Joseph Judge


Words & Music from the Asylums
Joseph Judge played Bach’s 1st Prelude C major, BWV 846 whilst Nathan Morris read Ivor Gurney’s Bach and the Sentry
William Park – Member of staff and patient, Whittingham Asylum
The Lawns Café read by Nathan Morris

Whittingham (Ward D) read by Catherine Stobb
Ivor Gurney – Patient at Winick, Barnwood & Dartford Asylums
The Fatigue Party and To His Love read by Nathan Morris

Getting Involved
Sue Flowers, Whittingham Lives Project Manager

Led by ‘Warblers on’t Wyre’ Community Choir