Sound and vision blog

27 June 2011

Recording of the Week: OPIE Huddersfield

Jonnie Robinson, Lead Curator, Education and Sociolinguistics writes:

Opie-collection-of-children-s-games-and-songs- Barley, fainites, cross keys or pax? What would you say to avoid being caught during a game of tig, it or tag? Listen to these schoolchildren demonstrating playground games in Huddersfield in 1978.

'Recording of the Week' highlights gems from the Archival Sound Recordings website, chosen by British Library experts or recommended by listeners.


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