The Life and times of Paul Robeson
Veteran folksinger and shantyman Joe Stead presents an illustrated lecture charting the extraordinary story of Paul Robeson. Born the son of a slave Robeson became a world famous singer and a belligerent, forceful spokesman for black human rights before being ostracised by the civil rights movement in the 60s. This provocative and inspiring evening is not to be missed.
Admission £8 (£6 unwaged)
- April 2018
- May 2018
- June 3: Lucy Ward ~ Great songs, a wonderful performer and enough charisma to stop a bullet.
- June 10: Teacups ~ New songs, murder ballads, exotic shanties and traditional songs of love and loss.
- June 17: Summer Singaround
- June 24: Street Party ~ Finishing off our season with our now traditional E17 Folk Street Party.