Charles Ledsam et al. in Toynbee Hall Senior Care and Leisure Centre, East End of London - between 28 October, 1996 and 16 December, 1996

from Spitalfields Festival Project Reports: July-December 1996 Education and Community Programme, page 2:

The performance consisted of songs and readings of poems layered and juxtaposed in a variety of ways. It was the first time some of the participants had ever performed in public. There was an audience of about 30 […]  Charles Ledsam, Company Secretary of HSBC Gibbs wrote: “ Thank you for inviting me to the event… it was at times funny, moving and thought provoking. It was wonderful to see the teamwork, love and support that the…   more >>

cite as

David Burles, Spitalfields Festival Project Reports: July-December 1996 Education and Community Programme, p. 2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1635786993170 accessed: 27 September, 2022

location of experience: Toynbee Hall Senior Care and Leisure Centre, East End of London

Listeners

Charles Ledsam
Company Secretary
David Burles
Education and Community Officer Spitalfields Festival

Listening to

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song, poetry readings, song accompanied by guitar
written by Kate Clanchy, Jo de Waal, seven older woman
performed by Jo de Waal, Julian Masters, Kate Clanchy, seven older women

Experience Information

Date/Time between 28 October, 1996 and 16 December, 1996
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

The Spitalfields Festival Education and Community Programme report describes a project involving seven women over the age of 65 who participated in four sessions 30 September – 21 October guided by poet Kate Clanchy, singer Jo de Waal and guitarist Julian Masters. Performances were given on 28 October and 16 December.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Mon, 01 Nov 2021 17:16:33 +0000
Approved on Mon, 07 Feb 2022 21:02:05 +0000