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Event Invitation: Three Acres And A Cow, A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story’‏

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Saturday 21 May 6-10pm at The Fisherman’s Chapel – Methodist Church, New Road, Leigh-on-Sea.

‘Three Acres And A Cow’ connects the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with current issues of fracking and the housing crisis via the Enclosures, English Civil War, Irish Land League and Industrial Revolution, drawing a compelling narrative through the radical people’s history of Britain in folk song, stories and poems.

Part TED talk, part history lecture, part folk club sing-a-long, part poetry slam, part storytelling session… Come and share in these tales as they have been shared for generations.

The show starts with a 6.00pm potluck for a 7.00pm start – please bring a dish!

http://www.etickets.to/buy/?e=13611 or http://threeacresandacow.co.uk/leigh

£10 (£8 concessions) + £1 online booking fee

Tickets can be bought locally from Adam without the £1 booking fee via squeezebox.folk@gmail.com

A limited number of pay-what-you-can tickets for low income people are available – please contact cow23@threeacresandacow.co.uk

The photo above depicts a wood engraving by Claire Leighton, courtesy of the artist’s estate – http://threeacresandacow.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/man-digging-potatoes-no-border.jpg

Matt King, the CEO at Growing Together Westcliff, said he saw the show at the Greenbelt Festival last year and that it was excellent.

Visit the facebook page for further information.

One Response

  1. Thanks guys.


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