The Folk Songs of Dorset with Bonny Sartin
- Red House Museum
- 2:00pm Wednesday 16 Oct 2013
Between 1905 and 1907 the Hammond Brothers of Clevedon in Somerset collected over 600 folk songs from the people of Dorset. 111 of these were sung to them by members of Bonny's family. This is the story of these two men and their quest to record the old songs before they disappeared. They toured the country on their bicycles, despite Henry Hammond being terminally ill, and some of these forays lasted as long as 6 months.
Bonny Sartin is a member of Britain's most popular folk group, the Yetties.
Please contact the Museum to book places as space is limited. This event begins at 2pm and costs £4 to Friends of the Red House Museum or £6 to non-members. Price includes refreshments.
Please note that our talks usually take place in our second floor lecture room, accessed via two flights of stairs.
- Cost: £4 to members / £6 to non-members
- Venue: Red House Museum
- Telephone: 01202 482860