Listen to the interviews

Click below to hear the full interviews from the participants of The Fabric of Bolton film.

Iqbal Badat

Iqbal Badat

Came to Bolton from Pakistan and worked at Swan Lane Mill

Lourene Walker

Lourene Walker

Came to Bolton from Jamaica and worked at Burton’s factory

Ganshyam Patel

Ganshyam Patel

Came to Bolton from Uganda and worked at Eagle Mill

Samatiben ‘Sue’ Desai

Samatiben ‘Sue’ Desai

Came to Bolton from Kenya, worked at Barclays Bank and Bolton Hospital

Lorry Patel

Lorry Patel

Came to Bolton from Kenya and worked at Holdsworth Brothers Mill

Asgar Sheriff

Asgar Sheriff

Came to Bolton from East Pakistan and worked at Belmont Bleaching and Dyeing Works

Uttambhai Mistry

Uttambhai Mistry

Came to Bolton from Kenya and worked at a mill in Pendlebury.