Talks – Traditional Music Day – 2 September 2023

11.00am-12.00pm Reflections of a Suffolk Horseman & Traditional Musician

Ticketed Event; The Royal British Legion

Ray Hubbard, the legendary Suffolk Horseman and traditional musician, tells tales from his long and entertaining career. With musical interjections! Introduced by Lindsay Want.

11.15am-12.00pm “You’re Never Alone”

Ticketed Event; Stowmarket Scout Centre

Music Box Archive
Photo: M Wisdom

Megan Wisdom gives a talk on the Music Box Archive of contemporary East Anglian Field Recordings

12.30pm-1.30pm “My Life With Harry Cox”

Ticketed Event; Stowmarket Scout Centre

Christopher Heppa talks about Harry’s relative importance to English Traditional Music.

2.00pm-2.45pm Songs I Collected from Harry Cox 1966-1967

Ticketed Event; Stowmarket Scout Centre

Harry Cox in his garden
Credit S Park

Sheila Park talks about her visits to Harry’s home, work life, family and songs with Peter Coleman. Introduced by Dick Miles.

Rosebud in June, Sheila Park sings to Harry Cox

4.30pm-5.30pm All Aboard the Charabanc

Ticketed Event; Stowmarket Scout Centre

Join Katie Howson on a virtual pub tour by coach, with music on the journey and songs in the pubs. Climb on board for this whistle-stop tour of Suffolk traditional music.