Bristol - Three Acres And A Cow, A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story
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Date(s) - Sat 8 August
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Create Centre


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Wood engraving ‘Man digging potatoes’ by Claire Leighton, courtesy of the artist’s estate.

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Tickets from ‘Bristol Ticket Shop’ – sorry they are a little more than on the poster… I forgot about 10% booking fees… http://www.bristolticketshop.co.uk/eventdetails.aspx?e=9817

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

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Start time 7pm prompt
Ticket price £10 / £8 concs

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This event is part of Whose Soil? a whole day event at Create looking at land rights and justice round the world. This is part of the 2 month Soil Culture @ create Festival celebrating and exploring the richness, politics and art of soil through the senses the mind and the belly.

http://www.touchstonecollaborations.com/soil-culture-create/

http://www.createbristol.org/events.htm

http://www.threeacresandacow.co.uk/

http://www.bluefingeraliance.org.uk/

More info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1655389278007454/