Help support us. Choose your gift:
Your donation has been added to your basket! Thanks!
Sorry, there was an error. Please reload the page and try again.

Victorian Street Ballads with Jennifer Reid

  • YouTube
  • FREE
youtu.be

Join the ‘Langley Linnet’ Jennifer Reid, as she brings Chetham’s Library’s ballad collection to life through speech and song. Jenn is a performer of 19th century Industrial Revolution broadside ballads and Lancashire dialect work songs.

She has performed at the Venice Biennale, in New York for the Creative Time Summit, in Croatia for the Museum of Contemporary Art, in Brussels, in Switzerland and regularly in London, and of course the North West.

Jennifer’s work is preserved in the Doc Rowe Archive and at the British Library, and she sits on the executive committee of the Society for the Study of Labour History.

 

https://youtu.be/1O4xwoUbI9g

http://www.manchestercityofliterature.com/event/manchesters-first-library-presents-jennifer-reid/

#FestivalOfLibraries @MCRCityofLit

All dates & times

No upcoming events

You may also like

  1. The Yard

    Chris Batchelor’s Zoetic

    Mon 27 June 2022, 7:30pm

    Renowned for his melodic and warmly lyrical trumpet playing, Chris Batchelor has been composing music for almost as long as...

  2. The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Big Band and Afro-Cuban Jazz

    Mon 27 June 2022, 7:30pm

    Take your seat in The Stoller Hall to be immersed in the sounds of Chetham’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Band, a Chetham’s...

  3. The Yard

    Fini Bearman ‘La Loba’

    Mon 4 July 2022, 7:30pm

    ‘…Skilful and accurate… wistful soulfulness’ – John Fordham, (The Guardian)  Fini Bearman is a London based singer, songwriter and composer, and her...

  4. The Stoller Hall

    Messiaen’s Catalogue of Birds

    Wed 6 July 2022, 11am

    Pianists from Chetham’s School of Music perform Messiaen’s full Catalogue d’Oiseaux, or Catalogue of Birds, in an extraordinary day of...