First Impressions

Many of the people we interviewed arrived in the UK as children or young adults. Having been brought up in the country of their birth this was often their first experience of visiting another country. These clips give some of their first impressions of the UK.

Animated film:

First impressions is an animated film created by local school children based on this theme.


Sound Clips:

It was cold and I lost my doll

Thought all English people were rich

The clothes were so heavy

The houses looked like factories

No-one says hello

I thought everyone would be blonde with blue eyes

Spring was beautiful

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