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Concert of local folk songs and poetry
On March 8th at 7 pm, join us to celebrate the Waterlight Project through poetry and film, as we present a concert of folk songs and poetry at The Hub, Melbourn.
Penni Mclaren Walker and Bryan Causton will perform a set of English folk songs collected from the local area by composer Ralph Vaughan Williams in the early 20th century.
Vaughan Williams came to Meldreth for a summer holiday in 1906 and returned for visits in 1907. He leased a large house called The Warren at the north end of the village, and collected songs from pub singers in Orwell, Bassingbourn, Fowlmere, Little Shelford and Royston. In Meldreth, this was Ginger Clayton, in Fowlmere it was Hoppy Flack; most of the singers were farm workers or in the labouring trades. For more on the local connection with this famous composer, see Clare’s blog post from August 2018, Vaughan Williams in Meldreth.
60 seats available: £6 per person, £12 for a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children). This event is suitable for children 8 years and older.
This is a pay-on-the-door event but it’s important you reserve your tickets, Please visit our Eventbrite page for this event.
For info on the venue & directions, see the Hub’s website. here: http://melbournhub.co.uk