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Together To The Workhouse Door



Event Details

This event is running from 10 April 2017 until 8 June 2017. It is next occurring on 7th June 2017


Would you like to join the new Workhouse Community Choir and sing in the world-premiere of ‘Together To The Workhouse Door’?

A new commission of songs written by composer James Redwood and poet Lucy Sheerman from Writers’ Centre Norwich will draw from inspiration of our nationally important archives and collections at Gressenhall.

The main rehearsals will be on 6 & 7 June, with an outdoor evening performance on 7 June and two daytime performances on 8 June at Gressenhall Workhouse.

There is also opportunities to take part in workshops to write the lyrics and music:

Thursday 20 & Friday 21 April
Two evening writing sessions, led by Lucy, to create poetry and lyrics for their new songs.

Thursday 27 & Friday 28 April
Two evening creative music sessions, led by James Redwood, in which participants will set these poems to music.

Friday 5 & Tuesday 23 May
Two evening singing sessions, led by renowned choral conductor David Lawrence, to help rehearse your new pieces.

If you would like any further information or to sign up, please email
rachel.duffield@norfolk.gov.uk.