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

Tickets £6 (£5 Concs)