My guest, Kirsty Surgey rediscovered forgotten champions. In her case, wrestling champion ancestors! Kirsty is a performance researcher and maker. Through performance she explores forgotten ancestors, or those who’s stories are incomplete. I love Kirsty’s unique take on family history.
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A Forgotten Wrestling Champion
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A Spotlight on Kirsty Surgey
Kirsty is a performance maker based in Sheffield. She makes playful performance works that engages with the past, with history and shared stories. You can find out more at https://heardofcats.co.uk/
Are you just getting started with tracing your family tree?
Chatting to Kirsty about her discoveries, like her grandmother’s photos of a holiday, got me thinking about the very first steps we take to exploring our family tree.
Knowing where to start can be tricky but I’m here to help. Read 3 Steps To Trace Your Family Tree and you’ll be hunting for ancestors in no time!
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