Parallel Lives: News

Watch Parallel Lives at Shrewsbury

11 Oct, 2017

Here’s a video of the Parallel Lives section of our show at Shrewsbury Folk Festival in August. It starts with the final chorus of Sean Cooney singing his wonderful song Dark Water about the Syrian refugee Hesham Modamani and his remarkable swim to a new life. Then Matthew Crampton tells stories of people who have left and arrived in Shrewsbury as refugees or migrants. 

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