Previous events

You can view films and other content from our previous events with local people: 

Waterlight Concert — Local Folk Songs & Poetry

On 8th March 2019, we were joined at the Hub in Melbourn by folk singers and musicians Penni Mclaren Walker and Bryan Causton, and poets and novelists Kate Swindlehurst and Jackie Watts in a special Waterlight concert to celebrate the river Mel in words and music.

A walk along the river Mel with local schoolchildren

On 23rd May 2018, poet Clare Crossman, local historian and conservationist Bruce Huett and filmmaker James Murray-White accompanied more than 30 Year 6 children from the local primary school, with their teacher, Mrs Willan. Together, we went for a walk along the river and some of the children made these films…

Poetry writing workshop

On 21st September 2018, Clare led a poetry writing workshop at the Hub in Melbourn. Here are some of the poems the participants wrote, inspired by the river Mel. 

Launching our website!

On 10th October 2018, Clare Crossman, Bruce Huett and James Murray-White hosted a public launch of our project website.