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Beer and Ballads


Wednesday 5 June 2019, 8.00PM to 9.00pm

Speaker(s): Ballads and music from Alva and convened by Jon Mee

Join us at a local tavern as we recreate the convivial atmosphere of the radical meetings of the early 19th century. Learn how one such meeting took place at the Elephant pub in York after the accused in the Peterloo Massacre walked over the Pennines to attend their trials. Featuring beer, ballads and music from Alva, our present-day meeting is convened by Jon Mee of the University of York.

A York Festival of Ideas event. 

Location: Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green

Admission: Free. No booking required.