1015 Using Traditional Song in Schools Matt Norman
Matt has recently completed an education project using the songs from the GlosTrad archive.
1120 Gloucestershire Tune Books Charles Menteith
Charles is one of the compilers of ‘The Coleford Jig’ collection. He will discuss 8 manuscripts, their origins, compilers and social contexts, the tunes and peculiarities of musical notation. This will be illustrated with photographs of the manuscripts and recordings of the tunes.
1400 Wonder Working Wire Steve Rowley
Steve presents a costumed portrait of Gloucester born Sir Charles Wheatstone, inventor of the electric telegraph, concertina and much more.
1530 Gypsy Traditional Songs and Tunes Gwilym Davies and Paul Burgess
Gwilym and Paul have long been collecting and researching the songs of the West Country travellers.
Sunday 30th October
Venue – Gloucester Life Museum, Westgate Street