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Your Stories In Song

Thanks go to everyone who has submitted a story. We hope you find inspiration here for your own creative project, be it songwriting, poetry, prose, visual art, dance or drama. Please read our Ts & Cs HERE

Will o the wisp

Will o the wisp

Will o the wisp - Marsh gas, strange lights over the marsh   suggestion from audience at An...

Walter Murray

Walter Murray

Walter Murray - Naturalist, Horam headmaster, Radio presenter and journalist. READ MORE: Walter...

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne

The Viking attack on Lindisfarne. JS - Crowborough U3A, 15/2/24...

Trugs

Trugs

Song Idea - Sussex trug making anon Summer Trifle Festival 2023   Further reading:...

This Land – poem

This Land – poem

May the green land be ours Protect it as we do ourselves Nurture the soil Sprinkle with stardust...

The Rebel Jack Cade

The Rebel Jack Cade

A rebellion in 1450, led by Jack Cade ("Captain of Kent")marched on London to force the government...

The Long Man

The Long Man

I love history and archaeology so a song about the 'Long man of Wilmington' would be good  ...

Milton Hide are singer-songwriters Jim and Josie Tipler.

Their songs are story based and they have been touring the UK with their Audience Book to gather new song inspirations. They are now working on “Your Stories In Song” with the Summer Trifle group, gathering stories in Wealden – a project funded by the National Lottery.

Local legends, characters, landscape features – any story you have to share and that might be immortalised as a story in song is welcome.

Once the songs are written, the duo intend to do a return tour. The hope is that artists, musicians and writers will also create new works based on the stories stored in the archive below.

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