Getting Better Acquainted
About This Show
A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. There are lots of shows about famous people. This is a show about the rest of us.
Part interview show, part oral history project, the show was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, goes out regular on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on the Radio 5 Live podcast special, Helen and Olly's Required Listening.
Most Recent Episode
GBA 204 Jim
4 days ago
In GBA 204 we get better acquainted with Jim. He talks about being an accidental archaeologist, running a mobile disco for 30 years, volunteering in the opening ceremony of the Olympics, growing giant pumpkins and more. Also we talk about making Forty Hall by Candlelight 2014 and he gives me a parsnip.
The investigation he is currently involved in.
Tragic Spring at the Hackney Attic 25th April: http://www.facebook.com/events/588668424609848/
Forty Hall: http://www.fortyhallestate.co.uk/
Candlelight Tours: http://www.fortyhallestate.co.uk/media/gallery/forty_hall_by_candlelight_2015
Nicholas Rainton: http://www.fortyhallestate.co.uk/about_forty_hall_estate/sir_nicholas_rainton
Ade Edmonson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ade_Edmondson
Enfield Council: http://www.enfield.gov.uk/
Saturday Night Fever: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturday_Night_Fever
Top of the Pops: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top_of_the_Pops
Hold My Hands: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/news/a639994/jess-glynnes-hold-my-hand-remains-uks-number-1-single.html
Elsyng Palace: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elsyng_Palace
English Civil War: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Civil_War
That's Life: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/That%27s_Life!
Esther Rantzen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esther_Rantzen
Danny Boyle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Boyle
Royal Festival Hall: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/venues/royal-festival-hall
3 Mills Studio: http://www.3mills.com/
What's the time, Mr Wolf? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What%27s_the_time,_Mr_Wolf%3F
Birdy Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jAG9GAqktY
Shaddap You Face: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaddap_You_Face
Enfield Archaeology Society: http://www.enfarchsoc.org/
Star Wars Day: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars_Day
Toby Sedgwick: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toby_Sedgwick
War Horse: http://www.warhorseonstage.com/
Steve Boyd: http://www.steveboydportfolio.com/
Industrial Revolution: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_Revolution
Opening Ceremony Hidden Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZlZZf8MKpM
Pandemonium Drummers: http://www.pandemoniumdrummers.co.uk/
Vision Choir: http://www.visionmusic.org.uk/