We are launching a call out for people to share their experiences and memories of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Covid-19 outbreak is undoubtedly a landmark moment in human history and both councils are keen to capture information about what happened locally to inform future generations.
People are encouraged to send in messages of goodwill they have received from neighbours, rainbow pictures they have drawn, messages of thanks they have left for key workers, diary entries the may have made during lockdown, video blogs, pictures, video footage, poems, songs or artwork.
The subject can be anything from how people felt during this time to the way the community pulled together, the weekly clap for our carers event, response of key workers on the frontline and the challenges or joys of home schooling. If you wish to do so, you may also upload photos and memories of loved ones you have lost due to the virus.
Information can be uploaded to the COVID-19 Memory Bank. When uploading videos or pictures people will need to make sure they have the right permissions to do so.
How to share
There is currently no deadline for when submissions can be made as the pandemic still has some way to run before it is officially over.
- The information will be used at a future date to form the basis of community artworks, public exhibitions, local history projects etc.
- You may upload up to 10 items at any one time
- Photos should be no more than 10mb in size