“It’s not a job – it’s a way of life”

Thanks to everyone who came to the second memory sharing workshop for the River Full Of Stories book, film and exhibition, at Hull Maritime Museum last weekend. It was another marvellous day. John Dean, Keith Eastwood, Janet Anderson, Edward Moore, Dave Allam and Ann Smith, joined us in conversation with writer Russ Litten and Andy … Continue reading “It’s not a job – it’s a way of life”

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Charles and Joan

We first met Alison Bateman when she visited the Open Bridges exhibition in Scale Lane Bridge. Thank you to Alison for getting in touch with this lovely account of how her Mum and Dad, both with lifelong  River Hull connections met, fell in love and married in the late '40s. "My Mum (Joan Hopper) and … Continue reading Charles and Joan

River Hull Stories – John Drury

More from the memory sharing session at Hull Maritime Museum last weekend. Former River Pilot John Drury joined Dave Allam and Neville Pinder chatting to author Russ Litten about life and times on the River Hull. The session was recorded by Humber Film, but in the meantime have a listen to some of the fascinating … Continue reading River Hull Stories – John Drury

River Hull Stories – Neville Pinder and Dave Allam

What a terrific memory sharing session at Hull Maritime Museum last weekend. Former River Men John Drury, Neville Pinder and Dave Allam joined us in conversation with Russ Litten and Andy Richardson, sharing stories about life working on the River Hull in the 1960s and '70s.  We spent the morning chatting about life back then, … Continue reading River Hull Stories – Neville Pinder and Dave Allam