taking our culture forward

A conversation about the surprising Manx connections of two people who grew up in Birkenhead in the 1940s and 50s.

As well as their family connections to Glen Auldyn through their grandmother, Rhoda Bramhall can still remember 'Berree Dhone,' the song she learnt at her Birkenhead Primary School in the 1940s, and she and her sister, Eunice Wood, recall their memories of Eva and Lilian Kneen, their teachers better known in the Isle of Man as the authors of many important and still-performed Manx dialect plays.


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  • Interview with Rhoda Bramhall and Eunice Wood