Up in Arms with Bonny Sartin
- Red House Museum
- 2:00pm Wednesday 13 Nov 2013
A look back at songs from those at the sharp end of conflict with Bonny Sartin, member of Britain's most popular folk group, the Yetties.
The ability to sing under great stress has always been one of the better human traits. Soldiers, sailors and airmen wrote, adapted and sang songs, which suited their particular situation. They poked fun at and sometimes ridiculed authority and the lyrics changed depending on which regiment or squadron they were in or which ship they were on. If they were fed up, hungry, bored or boozed they sang to pass the time away and forget their woes. Funny, poignant or sarcastic, their wit shines through whether they were from the era of the Redcoats or the 2nd World War.
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