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)
- September 8: Tom Lewis ~ Less like a concert and more like a rowdy party with lots of singing.
- September 15: Alison Sleator ~ An outstanding contemporary and folk singer.
- September 22: Little Toby Walker ~ A roots music fingerstyle guitar virtuoso.
- September 29: Nancy Kerr & James Fagan ~ Two of the biggest names in Folk.
- October 2019