WILTSHIRE TOUR DATES 2019!

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Saturday March 16th

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre – Creative Writing Workshop

2 – 4pm  Contact 01249 705500

Our Secret History in Song  This workshop will enable students to create their own story plots and dialogue by combining different verse, local to Wiltshire, from the archives.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-writing-workshop-captain-swing-tickets-56118367548

Saturday March 23rd

Salisbury Museum      

2.30 – 4.00pm, Box office Tel: 01722 332151

Discussion of the relationship between ‘Landscape and Melody’ accompanied with fiddle and song from Frank Biddulph and Rebecca Hollweg.

https://salisburymuseum.org.uk

Tuesday March 26th

Celebrating Age Wiltshire – Singing and Creative Writing Workshops

10.30 – 12.30am The George Hotel, Amesbury. Contact: Jo Ball Elderly Care Facilitator on 07792 490473

2.00 – 4.00pm Salisbury Methodist Church. Contact: Rebecca Seymour on 07955 249288

As part of the ‘Celebrating Age’ project, Captain Swing and the Blacksmith, with the help of participants, will be writing threatening notes and love letters. There will also be an opportunity to learn a song, especially written for the project with singer songwriter, Rebecca Hollweg.

Friday May 17th

The Henge Shop, Avebury

2 -3pm BOOK SIGNING

Contact : 01672 539229

https://www.hengeshop.com

Avebury Social Centre 

7.30pm, FULL SHOW Box office Tel: 01672 539253

A riotous tale of passion and tragedy, set on Salisbury Plain in the 1840s against the backdrop of the Swing riots, brought to life by spellbinding voices, fiddle wizardry and accordion.

Contact Pound Arts, Corsham for all information

http://poundarts.org.uk/pound/default.aspx

Saturday May 18th

Great Somerford, Walter Powell School

7.30pm, FULL SHOW Box office Tel: 01249 720485

A riotous tale of passion and tragedy, set on Salisbury Plain in the 1840s against the backdrop of the Swing riots, brought to life by spellbinding voices, fiddle wizardry and accordion. This show is accompanied by Downton Chamber Choir.

Contact Pound Arts for all information

http://poundarts.org.uk/pound/default.aspx

 

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Past Events

2018

Word on the Water – The London Book barge

Sept 15th   Sat, 3pm

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

 

Brixton Book Jam – Hootananny, Effra Road

June 4thMon, 7.30pm

A congenial, intelligent, unpredictable free event for readers and writers

 

2017

Tate South Lambeth Library

Dec 7thWed, 7pm

Folk tales and song: an evening with Beatrice Parvin

 

Map Studio Café

Nov 19thSun, 7.30pm

Art? Or Politics? It’s a riot: Female Voices

 

The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell

Sep 25thMon, 7.30pm

John Hegley & Friends at the Betsey Trotwood

 

The Ram Jam Club, Inventions and Dimensions

Kingston-upon-Thames

Oct 19thThurs, 8pm

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

 

Clapham Books, Clapham Common, 

Sept 21stThurs, 7 – 9 pm

Book launch

 

The Ivy House, Community Pub, Nunhead

May 25thThurs, 7.30pm

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

 

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