Three Acres And A Cow - A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story - August‘Three Acres And A Cow’ connects The Norman Conquest
and Peasants’ Revolt with the fracking protests and Occupy via the
Enclosures and Highland Clearances, bringing a compelling narrative to
the radical people’s history of Britain through folk songs, stories and
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.
This thought provoking event is part of Peterborough Arts Festival and
will take place at the Green Backyard, a local food growing project
connecting the community with the land.
The show will feature
nine performers from in and around Peterborough, promising to raise
spirits and improve your knowledge of history with a style that is open
The ticket price includes a pre-show meal
cooked with locally sourced and grown ingredients.There will be a bar
available serving the best organic ale and other refreshments.
This event is supported by the 'Grants For The Arts' program of Arts Council England.
Date: Saturday the 30th of August 2014
Where: The Green Back Yard opp Peterborough Football ground on London Road.
Time: 7pm food for an 8pm show start time
Doors open: 6.45pm
Price: £10 (£8 concs)
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