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Interview with Donna Jackman and Charmaine Blake.

titleInterview with Donna Jackman and Charmaine Blake.
description21 minutes and 43 second interview with Donna Jackman, born in Nevis, and Charmaine Blake, born in Jamaica. Donna talks about growing up in Highfields in Leicester as part of a strict Caribbean family and going to LUCA (Leicester United Caribbean Association). She also mentions shopping on Wharf Street and the bus station (now the LCB depot). Charmaine grew up in Belgrave having migrated to the UK when she was six, her family also went to LUCA. Charmaine mentions the different events at LUCA, midnight dances at the Palais, and describes a typical saturday night. Both describe the International Hotel as upmarket, Donna worked there for a time as a catering assistant.
placeLeicester -- Highfields; Leicester -- Rutland Street; Leicester -- Wharf Street;
period1970-1979; 1980-1989; 1990-1999;
contributorsJackman, Donna; Blake, Charmaine; Barnes, Amy;
themesMusic; Diversity; Cultural life; Culture;
Digitisation noteInterview recorded for the Affective Digital Histories Project by Colin Hyde at the LCB Depot on 11th March 2015.
rightsYou may use this item in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales License:
Metadata licenseYou can re-use this metadata record under a Creative Commons Zero ‘no rights reserved’ licence:
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