Peterloo Witness : I am Sam Bamford!
  • Friday 12 August 2022, 7:30pm
  • Baronial Hall
  • £11
Book tickets
Image Peterloo Witness : I am Sam Bamford!

This wonderful performance by Neil Bell and Jennifer Reid will take you back to the time of Peterloo and the struggle for votes and bread, through the life and works of English radical reformer and poet, Samuel Bamford, who narrowly escaped the noose for treason.

Neil Bell (Sam Bamford, in Mike Leigh’s Peterloo feature film) will be reading passages from Bamford’s two acclaimed works Early Days and Passages in the Life of a Radical and selections from his poetry. These readings will be interspersed with contemporary popular songs performed by Jennifer Reid, Lancashire’s Broadside Balladress, and there’ll be an opportunity to discuss Bamford’s later life.

Peterloo Witness : I am Sam Bamford!
  • Friday 12 August 2022, 7:30pm
  • Baronial Hall
  • £11
Book tickets

This wonderful performance by Neil Bell and Jennifer Reid will take you back to the time of Peterloo and the struggle for votes and bread, through the life and works of English radical reformer and poet, Samuel Bamford, who narrowly escaped the noose for treason.

Neil Bell (Sam Bamford, in Mike Leigh’s Peterloo feature film) will be reading passages from Bamford’s two acclaimed works Early Days and Passages in the Life of a Radical and selections from his poetry. These readings will be interspersed with contemporary popular songs performed by Jennifer Reid, Lancashire’s Broadside Balladress, and there’ll be an opportunity to discuss Bamford’s later life.

You may also like

  1. image Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts – String Leavers Concert
    Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts – String Leavers Concert

    Thu 20 June 2024, 1:30pm

    Take a lunch break and enjoy free weekday afternoon recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians. Discover...

  2. image Chetham’s Keyboard Leavers Concert
    The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Keyboard Leavers Concert

    Mon 24 June 2024, 7:30pm

    An evening of piano performances from Chetham’s keyboard students. Jamie Brown RAVEL Prelude CHOPIN Mazurka in A minor Op. 17...

  3. image Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts – Vocal Leavers Concert
    Carole Nash Hall

    Chetham’s Lunchtime Concerts – Vocal Leavers Concert

    Mon 24 June 2024, 1:30pm

    Take a lunch break and enjoy free weekday afternoon recitals by some of the UK’s most exciting young musicians. Discover...

  4. image Chetham’s Big Band Concert
    The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Big Band Concert

    Tue 25 June 2024, 7:30pm

    An evening from Chetham’s Big Band and jazz ensembles. Programme TBA