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The New Radio Ballads

In The Beginning
Ewan MacColl 1915 - 1989
Peggy Seeger 1935 -
Charles Parker 1919-1980
The Original Ballads
The Ballad of John Axon 1957
Song of a Road 1958
Singing the Fishing 1959
The Big Hewer 1960
The Body Blow 1961
On the Edge 1962
The Fight Game 1963
The Travelling People 1964
The New Radio Ballads
John Tams
The Song Of Steel
The Enemy That Lives Within
The Horn of the Hunter
Swings and Roundabouts
Thirty Years of Conflict
Ballad of the Big Ships

The Radio Ballads 2006

The 2006 Radio Ballads is a six-part documentary series based on the original groundbreaking BBC Radio Ballads produced for The Home Service from 1957-1964. With songs inspired by and interwoven with anecdotal personal experience, the 2006 Radio Ballads runs on consecutive Mondays from 27 February at 21:00-22:00.

The Song of Steel - Monday 27 February 9pm
The Enemy That Lives Within - Monday 6 March 9pm
The Horn of the Hunter - Monday 13 March 9pm
Swings and Roundabouts - Monday 20 March 9pm
Thirty Years of Conflict - Monday 27 March 9pm
The Ballad of the Big Ships - Monday 3 April 9pm

For many of the families that
first moved onto the estates in
north Sheffield, the main
breadwinner worked in the steel
or engineering industries. The
estates were designed as a
dormitory suburb for these workers

one of the first charities to be set
up in response to the HIV epidemic
and has been at the forefront of the
fight against HIV and AIDS ever since

For nearly twenty years the CFE,
a national registered charity (327091),
has provided access to outdoor learning
opportunities for up to 20,000 school
children every year through a series of
countryside visits to farms and estates
across the UK.

inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor
of the University of Sheffield in 1994,
with the support of the
Showmen's Guild of Great Britain and
the Fairground Association of
Great Britain.

Conflict and Politics in
Northern Ireland
 information and source
material on 'the Troubles'
and politics in Northern Ireland
from 1968 to the present. There
is also information on
Northern Ireland society. New
material is added regularly and
there are also frequent updates,
so information on particular pages
may change.

When one thinks of an
ocean liner, what comes
to mind?  For most, the
image of a strong, powerful,
black-hulled behemoth with
any number of towering
funnels comes to mind.

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