Ballad of the Manchester Ship Canal
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A poem by Sam Illingworth about the turbulent history of the Manchester Ship Canal. Narrated by Sam, James Redfern and Natasha Hall-McKenna, with audio recording help from Neil Cochrane.

The Ballad of the Manchester Ship Canal from Peter Woodbridge on Vimeo.

Created in collaboration with Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, BBC R&D (who supplied the source footage that was re-conceived for this piece) and the Canal & Rivers Trust as part of the Beacons for Science Project with Salford University. Thanks also to Keith Myers for his support in developing this project.

You can also experience an immersive 360 degree version of this work by downloading the Beacons for Science Manchester app.

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