Mr Rook's Presents: Three Acres And A Cow

Oct 26 2017 19:00 - 21:30

Rook Lane Chapel, Bath St, BA11 1DN Frome

A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story

With Katherine Hallewell, Robin Grey and guests James Watt and Lisa Kenwright.

Three Acres And A Cow connects the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with current issues like fracking, our housing crisis and food sovereignty movement via the Enclosures, English Civil War, Irish Land League and Industrial Revolution, drawing a compelling narrative through the radical people’s history of England 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.

Start 7pm, Doors 6.30pm

Please note that this event starts earlier than usual and on the night the box office is cash only.

All ages welcome

Mr Rook's Speak Easy is a performance storytelling club based at Rook Lane Chapel in the heart of Frome, Somerset.

Main Image: wood engraving by Claire Leighton, courtesy of the artist’s estate


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