Events Listings: An Hour of Merriment and Mirth & The Hither Side of the Hedge

An Hour of Merriment and Mirth & The Hither Side of the Hedge

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Date: 15 June 2017

Location: Forest Arts Centre, New Milton

Time: 19:30 - 22:00

Cost: £12, £11 concessions

Romany storyteller and historian Peter Ingram shares stories, songs and anecdotes from Gypsy life.

Peter will also demonstrate traditional Jig Dolls and the Romany crafts.

The Hither Side of the Hedge celebrates folk song collector, author and artist Alice Gillington (1863 -1934) using her own words as well as traditional Hampshire songs and dances she collected from Gypsy families in Southampton and the New Forest. Expect readings, poems, songs and step dancing from Jigfoot musicians with Jo and Simon Harmer and the inimitable Peter Ingram.

Location: Forest Arts Centre, Old Milton Road, New Milton, BH25 6DS

Cost: £12, £11 concessions

This event is part of the New Forest Arts Festival 2017.


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