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Ian Russell

Library Lectures 2018

Following a highly successful series in Manchester, the VWML Lectures return home to Cecil Sharp House in 2018.

Chetham's Library

The Library Lectures Go To Manchester

Chetham's Library, Manchester

September to November 2017

Over the last two years the VWML has organised two highly successful series of library lectures given by leading researchers in the field, with topics ranging from Night Visiting Songs to Hammer Dulcimer Players in East Anglia. We are therefore pleased to announce a series of Vaughan Williams Memorial Library Lectures to be given at Chetham’s Library, in Manchester.

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Library lectures 2016

The VWML presented a series of evening talks by guest speakers, covering a range of topics on traditional dance, song, music, and customs from January - April 2016.


Library lectures 2017

Cecil Sharp House

December 2016 - March 2017

Our second series of evening lectures covered folk song, music, and folklore, presented by expert guest speakers.