This is an interview which we did with Chairman of the Derbyshire Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association in May 2018
What a great surprise this morning to learn “If Walls Could Talk” a film about dry stone walling has officially been accepted at the “Docs Without Borders Film Festival” (DWBFF). (more…)
“What Makes a Dry Stone Waller?” Is a featurette about the people who build dry stone walls for a living. This short film is part of the “If Walls Could Talk” mini films. The interviewer is Trevor Wragg, a veteran dry stone waller in Derbyshire.
Lost Histories has recently produced a documentary about the dry stone walling of Derbyshire, “If Walls Could Talk” which tells the stories of dry stone walls in Derbyshire; how, why and where they were built; and exploring how these walls can communicate factually the quirky tales of what are hidden inside and beyond.
The Synopsis of “Shreds of Rome”
A lonely Roman soldier from the Ninth Roman Legion merges from a cave system after two thousand years of lonely separation into the developed world of today. He searches out memories of his forgotten past once trod with his fellow legionnaires in a time of war and peace. (more…)
We have started researching for our new project about Druids of Derbyshire, and we are on the lookout for donations or a Sponsor for the film.
This is the official trailer for a documentary about the men and women dry stone wallers of Derbyshire and the secrets within these dry stone walls.
Listen to “The Shreds of Rome” poem, written by Roland “Roly” Keates. Roland has written poetry all his life. With his interest in mythology, he came up with this beautiful poem.
The Music for Shreds of Rome
Lost Histories contacted local music composer David Beard from Belper, Derbyshire http://www.davidbeardmusic.com and got him on board quickly. We gave him our ideas of how I envisioned the music to sound like and David composed, conducted the music score for the film. (more…)
View the short documentary on the Lost Histories of Belper (Derbyshire) featuring a poem written by Belper Poet Thomas Crofts in 1850 about his home town of Belper. Additional footage was shot around Belper Town center and other historical places of interest in Belper. (more…)