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EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL SUN 14 Mar 2021
This event was originally scheduled for Thu 21 May 2020 but has been rescheduled to Sun 14 Mar 2021 due to COVID-19. Tickets bought for the original date remain valid, and our box office will be in touch with you in due course. Please do bear with us, as a small number of staff are dealing with an unprecedented volume of activity. Your patience is greatly appreciated.
Three of the UK’s most innovative, award-winning folk artists reinvent a collection of broadsides – daily song sheets sold for pence – giving a rare insight into Britain’s history. Delving into the collection at the Bodleian Libraries and beyond, Lisa Knapp, Marry Waterson and Nathaniel Mann lead a five-piece band, bringing broadside ballads to life for a new generation.
- Lisa Knapp – voice, fiddle, autoharp
- Marry Waterson – voice
- Nathaniel Mann – voice, bowed banjo, electronics and meat cleaver Barney Morse Brown – cello w/ pedals
- Laurence Hunt – percussion
Produced by Sound UK Commissioned by Sound UK and OCM Funded by Arts Council England Supported by the Bodleian Libraries