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Walkie Talkies

A Podcast designed for the Staff and Students at Canterbury Christ Church University

Feel connected at CCCU with Walkie Talkies. A Podcast designed for the Staff and Students at Canterbury Christ Church University. Using stories from within the University and the local community, we hope to help inspire you to take a walk and explore your surroundings.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been difficult to find innovative ways of keeping Staff and Students motivated to stay active. Walkie Talkies is a podcast designed to encourage you to go for a walk, whilst helping to connect the University community. Director of Sport & Active Health at Christ Church, Paul Carney hosts a variety of guests; bringing new stories from the across University in each episode.

This podcast gets new insights into the people who work and study at Christ Church, and hopefully offers you enough motivation to get out and go for a walk…

Listen to Walkie Talkies on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Breaker and more. Simply search Walkie Talkies wherever you get your podcasts or visit us on Anchor to listen online.

Episode 1: Stepping out
In this Episode Paul meets with Dr Damian Coleman to find out what actually happens to our bodies when we exercise. Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh and Dr Diane Health explore the incredible story of Canterbury’s city walls. Laura Ackerley speaks about the University’s Couch to 5k Programme, and how she has motivated people who have never run before in their lives.


Episode 2: Your Boxing Day walk
In this episode Paul finds out about Dickens at Christmas with Carolyn Oulton, Professor of Victorian Literature at Canterbury Christ Church University. James Cook chats with Reverend Dr Jeremy Law about the deeper meaning of Christmas. And We find out exactly what goes into the perfect green hop ale with Peter Vujakovic, Peter Rands and John Hills.

 

We’re always looking for new and exciting stories from across the University. If you would like to contribute to Walkie Talkies, simply contact us with your idea.

Email: james.cook@canterbury.ac.uk

 

Listen to Walkie Talkies

Listen to Walkie Talkies on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Breaker and more. Simply search Walkie Talkies wherever you get your podcasts or visit us on Anchor to listen online.

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To find out more contact Christ Church Sport:
Email:   sport@canterbury.ac.uk  |  Tel: 01227 923500

 

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