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Library Lectures 2023

The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library’s 2023 series of Library Lectures, expert speakers guided us through fascinating topics around folk song and dance.

‘The poet John Clare as violinist and collector of folk melodies’
Presented by Eugenia Russell

Wednesday 18 January

‘Harmer Fecit: the Songs and Dances in Sylvan Harmer's Song Book (1818–1821)’
Presented by Sean Goddard

Wednesday 15 February

‘How to sing in the street’
Presented by Oskar Cox Jensen

Wednesday 15 March

‘Distant Cousins: Cornish Christmas Carols in South Australia’
Presented by Kate Neale

Wednesday 19 April

Watch selected past Library Lectures on YouTube