Using personal photographs and interviews with the local community; Marsh Street Arches and Garden CICs Our Green Space* funded oral history group created a short film exploring the history of the area in Barrow around the old Corporation Yard, regenerated by Marsh Street Arches and Garden CIC and named Green Heart Den by local school children.

(Video in 2 parts)

Part 1

Part 2

*'Our Green Space' project: The £1million Our Green Space project was run in partnership with Action with Communities in Cumbria between 2008 and 2011. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and aimed to “celebrate and enhance the heritage, cultural, environmental and community value of open green spaces in Cumbria for all to enjoy”.

You'll find more information about the 'Our Green Space' project here>