Singing the sounds of Weston
I’ve spent the autumn visiting Weston-super-Mare, being inspired by singing with the people here, listening to songs and stories and delving into the past at the Weston Museum.
On a beautiful day at the end of September, I arrived at Uphill and was stunned by a new perspective on the town that I’ve previously only known by coming to the seaside from Bristol with my children.
The sun shining, I climbed up to St Nicholas’ church and looked out over Brean Down and the mouth of the river. Taking in the beautiful view, the ancient history of the place struck me powerfully – the church was built in 1080 on the site of a Roman Temple.…