Welcome to the Bed Night Lunch Podcast, a podcast where we delve into the unseen history and folklore of Carbonear. During each episode we invite you to sit down and enjoy a nice Bed Night Lunch while we take a journey back through history.

Join Noah Green, Kaitlynn Hedd, Sara Clarke, Kaitlin Clarke, and Preston Griffin for a cup of tea and rest a spell while listening to stories of Carbonear.  (See below for their biographies).

Podcasts will be uploaded on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.

Podcast Descriptions: 

September Podcasts:

September 8, 2020:  Intro: In this episode, our group discusses the Bed Night Lunch Podcast as well as the process and goals for this project. We also introduce ourselves in the hopes of you staying and enjoying this amazing podcast.
https://anchor.fm/townofcarbonear/episodes/Introduction-Episode-of-the-Bed-Night-Lunch-Podcast-eivee2

September 22, 2020: You’re Welcome: During this episode, the group discusses about the Town of Carbonear Tourism and what the Town of Carbonear has to offer!
https://anchor.fm/townofcarbonear/episodes/Bed-Night-Lunch-Episode-2-The-Town-that-say-Youre-Welcome-ek0o5t

October Podcasts:

October 13, 2020: Fairy Stories: During this podcast, the group discusses the folklore of fairies, and presents some local stories in the Bed Night Lunch Podcast.
https://anchor.fm/townofcarbonear/episodes/Bed-Night-Lunch-Episode-3-Fairies-el04kl

October 27, 2020: Ghost Stories
In this episode, the group discusses some historical ghost stories as well as personal ghost stories during this Halloween Special!  Local stories from residents including one from Bill Bowman.  Take a listen, one story will have you wondering – Glow dinosaur ghost or angry birds?
Ghost Stories: In this podcast, the group discusses some historical ghost stories as well as personal ghost stories during this Halloween Special!
Bed Night Lunch Episode 4: Ghost Stories

November Podcats:

November 10, 2020: We Remember (November 11th Dedication)
In this episode, the group discusses the World Wars, and how they impacted Carbonear.  Royal Canadian Legion member Leslie Forward shares stories of local soldiers and their experiences.

This episode is dedicated to our local Veterans.

Lest We Forget.
Bed Night Lunch Episode 5: We Remember (November 11th Dedication)

The Railway: In this podcast, the group discusses they rise and fall of the Railway in Carbonear, as well as some local stories about the area!

December podcasts:

Mummering: In this podcast, the group discusses about the old Newfoundland tradition of Mummering, as well as their own personal stories about Mummering!

Christmas in Newfoundland: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! In this podcast, the group discusses the evolution of celebrating the Christmas tradition, as well as share their own personal traditions and stories!

January Podcasts:

Shipwrecks: In this podcast, the group discusses the tragic local shipwrecks that have happened throughout the years in Carbonear.

The Fishery: During this podcast, the group discusses the long lasting history and forms of the Newfoundland Fishery!

February Podcasts:

Princess Sheila: In this podcast, the group discusses the legend of Princess Sheila and the merit of folklore.

Miscellaneous Stories: During this podcast, the group discusses their favourite stories that unfortunately couldn’t make it into their perspective podcasts.

March Podcasts:

Women in Carbonear: In this podcast, the group discusses some very historical stories of Women in Carbonear throughout the years!

Women in Leadership: In this podcast, the group discusses about the Women in Leadership in the Town of Carbonear as well as throughout the years!

April Podcasts:

Philip Henry Gosse: In this podcast, the group discusses the historical story of Philip Henry Gosse and shares his experiences around the world.

Carbonear Island: During this podcast, the group discusses the historical Carbonear Island, and its progression throughout the ages.

May Podcasts:

The Rorke Family: During this podcast, the group discusses about the historical family, The Rorkes, and explains about their history as well as their business throughout the years in Carbonear.

The Earle Family: During this podcast, the group presents an interview with Fred Earle who talks about his Family history.

June podcasts:

Sports: In this podcast, the group discusses the history of sports in Carbonear from years ago to its state in the current day.

Summer Activities in Carbonear: During this final podcast, the group discusses summer activities in the Town of Carbonear!

 

Biographies for the Bed Night Lunch Podcast

Sara Clarke:  Co-host for our podcast, The Bed Night Lunch Podcast. Will be attending school at Memorial University in the fall to work on my English degree in the hopes of becoming a writer. And, I do have a fair share of hobbies such as writing, painting, drawing, photography and playing videos games. I hope you enjoyed this podcast as much as I did, and I hope to be back here again next year!

 

 

Noah Green: I’ll be attending my first year of Naval Architecture at the Marine Institute this coming fall. I’m working for the Town of Carbonear this summer as an EDT student. I love writing and playing music with friends as well as painting and shouting about politics. I’m the editor and co-host for the Bed Night Lunch Podcast. I’ve had so much fun working on this project this summer and hope to be able to return in the future.

 

Kaitlynn Hedd: I will be attending my second year at the Marine Institute studying Nautical Science this coming fall. I enjoy basketballll and volleyball and I love the outdoors, as well as hunting and fishing and hiking. I am an EDT (Economic Development and Tourism Student) with the Town of Carbonear. I had so much fun this summer and hope to be back again next year!

 

 

Preston Griffin: I am a second year Primary Care Paramedic student at the College of the North Atlantic. I enjoy sports and reading and I am also a co-host on the Bed Night Lunch Podcast. I had so much fun working on this podcast and I hope I can do it again next year!

 

 

Kaitlin Clarke:  I recently completed my Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communication Studies and minor in Anthropology. I’m working for the Town of Carbonear this summer as an EDT student. I enjoy reading and writing, and I’m an avid hockey fan. I enjoy playing video games and talking about social justice issues. I am one of the co-hosts for the Bed Night Lunch Podcast. I have thoroughly enjoyed my summer working on the project and I hope to continue working on it in the future!