Records of the HLF Oral History ProjectRecordingsChung Shun Liu ➔ Chung Shun Liu Interview

Chung Shun Liu Interview (GB3451/OCOX102-001.XME)

Archival Record




Local Identifier

OCOX102-001.XME (local reference number)


2017 Aug 08 (was creation date of)

Access status


Use status

Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)


Scope and Content

Oral history recording of interview with Chung Shun Liu: 
00:08: Introduction
00:23:  When did he moved to Manchester and how old was he
01:28 His children educaton and Chinese school on Sunday
02:21 Difficulties he experienced as an immigrant
03:05 Activities he would do with friends in Manchester
04:50 Chinatown is a place for dining and meetng friends
05:40 Memories of Chinatown in 80s/90s, more Chinese immigrated to UK cause they have relatves here and business opportunites
06:42 The changes in Chinatown in 80s
09:08 Spoken languages is Chinatown
10:02 Differences between Cantonese and other Chinese languages 
10:36 Changes in the neighbourhood since 1980s
00:11:51 Memories of the Chinese celebratons in Manchester
12:56 Differences between the old celebrations and the celebration now
13:37 Special festvals in his hometown
15:07 Memories of The Chinese View ’86 Art Festval
16:28 Memories of the Chinese Art Centre
17:26 Experience with the Chinese Informaton Centre, Manchester, 
Business Forum and the Buddhist Church
19:28 Experience at the Modern Culture Centre
19:57 Interest in participating in activities at the CFCCA

Content Extent

20 mins 15s

Content Type


Management and Use

Conditions on Access

A low resolution version of this record is accessible online for personal non-commercial use. The original record or accessible surrogate is accessible to researchers by appointment in the CFCCA archive and library searchroom.

Digital Surrogate Info

(10.4 MB, 1 files)

Conditions on Use

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.


Representation Type

mediated ➔ digital

Record Resource Extent

10.4 MB

File Format

MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (has creator)
Chung Shun Liu (has contributor)

Related places

Manchester (is associated with)

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audio (has content type)
English (has or had language)
digital (has representation type)
MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3 (has file format)
digital (has type of recording)
Sound (has sound content)
interviews (has documentary form type)
Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) (has use status)


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