Past Events

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From 2017 to 2019, the band toured London and Wiltshire, presenting workshops and performances. At Great Somerford they were joined by The Downton Chamber Choir, led by Sarah Collins.

2019

Great Somerford, Walter Powell School

Saturday 7.30pm, FULL SHOW

A riotous tale of passion and tragedy, set on Salisbury Plain in the 1840s against the backdrop of the Swing Riots, brought to life by spellbinding voices, fiddle wizardry and accordion. This show is accompanied by The Downton Chamber Choir.

 

Avebury Social Centre 

Friday May 17th 7.30pm, FULL SHOW

 

The Henge Shop, Avebury

Friday May 17th 2 -3pm

Book Signing

 

Celebrating Age Wiltshire

Tuesday March 26th

10.30 – 12.30am The George Hotel, Amesbury.

2.00 – 4.00pm Salisbury Methodist Church.

Singing and Creative Writing Workshops

 

Salisbury Museum      

March 23rd, Sat, 2.30 – 4.00pm

Discussion of the relationship between landscape and melody.

 

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

March 16th Sat, 2 – 4pm  

Our Secret History in Song: Creative Writing Workshop

2018

Word on the Water – The London Book barge

Sept 15th   Sat, 3pm

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

 

Brixton Book Jam – Hootananny, Effra Road

June 4thMon, 7.30pm

A congenial, intelligent, unpredictable free event for readers and writers

2017

Tate South Lambeth Library

7th December, 7pm

Folk tales and song: an evening with
Beatrice Parvin

 

Map Studio Café

19th November 7.30pm

Art? Or Politics? It’s a riot: Female Voices

 

The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell

25th September, 7.30pm

John Hegley & Friends at the Betsey Trotwood

 

The Ram Jam Club, Inventions and Dimensions

Kingston-upon-Thames

19th October, 8pm

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

 

Clapham Books, Clapham Common 

21st September, 7 – 9 pm

Book launch

 

The Ivy House, Community Pub, Nunhead

25th May, 7.30pm

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

Book Launch at Clapham Books
Book Launch at Clapham Books

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Full show with Downton Chamber Choir
Full show with Downton Chamber Choir

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Book Launch at Clapham Books
Book Launch at Clapham Books

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