23 episodes

A series of interviews and discussions about the Gibraltar Heritage Trust, its work and mission. Also debating topical and general issues in the Gibraltar heritage sector.

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    • Society & Culture

A series of interviews and discussions about the Gibraltar Heritage Trust, its work and mission. Also debating topical and general issues in the Gibraltar heritage sector.

    Episode 6: Fortress of Gibraltar Group (part 1 of 2)

    Episode 6: Fortress of Gibraltar Group (part 1 of 2)

    In part 1 of this 2 part episode, Ian Reyes joins us to talk about the work of the FoGG in the investigation, restoration and promotion of Gibraltar's fortifications.

    This podcast is produced for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust by Alice Mascarenhas and Claire Montado

    • 29 min
    PROMO- May, June 2022 Episodes

    PROMO- May, June 2022 Episodes

    This podcast is produced for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust by Alice Mascarenhas and Claire Montado

    • 1 min
    Episode 5: Lt. Gov. Gen. Sir George Don (1756-1832)

    Episode 5: Lt. Gov. Gen. Sir George Don (1756-1832)

    Join Dr. Sam Benady as he talks to us on the life and times of Governor Don who was 
    Gibraltar’s Governor for17 years and made many advancements for the betterment of 
    the lives of the Gibraltarian civilian community. 

    This podcast is produced for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust by Alice Mascarenhas and Claire Montado

    • 17 min
    Episode 4: Gibraltar and the Falklands Conflict (part 3 of 3)

    Episode 4: Gibraltar and the Falklands Conflict (part 3 of 3)

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War and three of our podcasts look at the 65 hour conversion of the SS Uganda into a hospital ship and the work carried out at HM Dockyard. Throughout the war a young Gibraltarian Michael Sanchez decided he would keep a diary of the events. His first entry was the day of the invasion 2nd April 1982. Michael has kept the diary all these years and joins Alice Mascarenhas in the last of the Falklands War podcasts.

    This podcast is produced for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust by Alice Mascarenhas and Claire Montado

    • 23 min
    Episode 3: Gibraltar and the Falklands Conflict (part 2 of 3)

    Episode 3: Gibraltar and the Falklands Conflict (part 2 of 3)

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War and three of our podcasts look at the 65 hour conversion of the SS Uganda into a hospital ship and the work carried out at HM Dockyard. The Dockyard workers, some 400 of them, would be directly involved in the conversion working  tirelessly around the clock to complete the task. In this second podcast dedicated to the Falklands War Alice Mascarenhas talks to Inspector of Shipwrights Sydney Cunningham and Michael Rodriguez, Technical Supervisor Alfred Sacramento, and Liner Surveyor/Draughtsman Adrian Lugnani.

    This podcast is produced for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust by Alice Mascarenhas and Claire Montado

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: Gibraltar and the Falklands (part 1 of 3)

    Episode 2: Gibraltar and the Falklands (part 1 of 3)

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War and our next three podcasts look at the 65 hour conversion of the SS Uganda into a hospital ship and the work carried out at HM Dockyard. The S.S. Uganda sailed from no. 2 dock at 9 a.m. on Monday 19th April 1982. A special plaque paying tribute to the dockyard workers involved in the task has been organised by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust and the Friends of Gibraltar Heritage. Joining Alice Mascarenhas is Trustee Ian Balestrino. 

    This podcast is produced for the Gibraltar Heritage Trust by Alice Mascarenhas and Claire Montado

    • 19 min

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