Broadside Day 2015 took place at Cecil Sharp House on 21st February 2015.
The day consisted of the following talks...
The Truth to you I’ll Tell: how much can we Trust Broadside Ballads?
Seeing Music: George Scharf and the street musicians of London
What I don’t know about Broadsides
Broadside Tunes from Claude M. Simpson and the Folk and Broadside Tunes in The Full English: a comparative analysis
From Old Country to New World: emigration in Welsh ballads
E. Wyn James
Samuel Harward (1741/2–1809) Printer and Bookseller in Tewkesbury, Gloucester, and Cheltenham
Songs from the Sailorhood: Robert Gilchrist, ‘Bard of Tyneside’
Sheer Cheek and Cheap Chic: chapbooks for children
Do broadsides play a part in relaying the great events of history? Case Number 1: The Battle of Waterloo
English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House,
2 Regent's Park Road, London. UK. NW1 7AY.
Tel: 020 7485 2206 | email: [email protected] | Charity number: 305999