Past Events

Syd Calderbank: A Lancashire Garland Songs: Songs poems and stories of St Anne’s, the Fylde and Rossendale

Posted on: November 27th, 2013 by admin

When: Thursday 17 October 2013 at 7.00 pm

Where: St Annes Library

Cost: Tickets £2.50 each

Sid Calderdale performs stories, songs and poems told in Lancashire dialect. He has been called a “Lancashire Dialect Historian”, (a description coined by Paul Martin of BBC2’s Flog It) with almost 40 years of experience of researching, collecting and performing dialect works from our literary heritage. He’s  Chairman of “The Lancashire Society”, committee member of the “Edwin Waugh Dialect Society” and founder of the “National Dialect Day” to be held this year in Exeter on 18th – 20th October. He’s been on BBC radio & TV, made several recordings, appeared at folk, arts and literary festivals up and down England but mainly in Lancashire

This Community History event, ‘Lancashire Garland: songs, poems and stories of St Annes, the Fylde and Rossendale’, is part of the ‘St Anne’s on the Sea: the Rossendale connection’ project which has been running all summer. Further information about the project is available here.