Memories of family events and their resonance in a Lancashire park space

McDonagh, ADR ORCID: 2022, 'Memories of family events and their resonance in a Lancashire park space' , in: Family Events: Practices, Displays and Intimacies , Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 73-86.

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Based on interviews and field visits with park users, this chapter explores how family events have been formed and deposited as memories that continue to resonate in a Lancashire park space. The chapter draws our attention to the importance of everyday family events and experiences, and how they have developed connections from the past to the future and through space. The research draws on approaches including phenomenology, narrative and theories of space that help to articulate how family events are meaningfully produced and re-experienced. Despite the established historical and heritage values inherent within the park, the impacts of family events and experiences are demonstrated as dominant narratives, powerful enough to override the longstanding traditional heritage meanings of the park space.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Fletcher, T
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781003051190
Depositing User: Dr Alex McDonagh
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2022 12:56
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2022 13:00

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