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At the heart of English folk
Ballad Chats

Free admission

To book a place, contact

Bob Askew

Ballad Chat


Cecil Sharp House, London

Join these friendly informal discussions about folk ballads.

You are welcome to sing, bring along a recording, or just come to listen. The sessions explore topic, origins, different versions and more. 

Ballads to be discussed:

  • Sir Aldingar (Child 59)

  • The Bonny Earl of Murray (Child 181)

  • Willie Mackintosh / Burning of Auchendoun (Child 183)

Promoted by Bob Askew

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