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Events of interest to members
Friday 15th November
Doug McLean and Jan O’Neill supported by Keith Morgan present their
Blossom Blows and Severn Flows
promises to be a very special evening with Jan and Doug playing tracks
from their recently released CD, supplemented by three new settings of FW
Harvey poems, and supported by readings from Keith. Their recording has
been widely acclaimed and those familiar with their performances last year
will know this is a night not to be missed.
Library Room, Armoury Hall, Newnham on Severn
at £5 are available from the Post Office, Library, and Forest Bookshop or
available on the door
Saturday 30th November
Two one-act musical plays written and performed by award-winning
playwright and musician Clare Graydon-James and fellow performers (all the
– a gentle comedy with a Harvey/Minsterworth flavour
Christmas” – a Dickens inspired musical comedy
£10 available by calling
Ann Pearson on 01452 750174
Moore-Scott on 01452 750160
at the door.
3rd May 2014
For the Fallen” a concert featuring
music either written during the First World War or with words from those
who fought. We have “The Lark Ascending”, composed by Vaughan Williams
at the outbreak of the conflict, “For the Fallen” (from Spirit of
England) written by Elgar as a tribute to the brave combatants and a work
using poems by Harvey and Gurney written for The King's School in
Gloucester. The concert will finish with audience participation in great
classics like “A long way to Tipperary”, “Keep the home fires
burning”, “Roses are shining in Picardy” and others.
Lucy Hall -
David Stout - bass
Alan Barker - narrator
Hannah Roper - violin
Eluned Pierce - harp
Gloucester Choral Society
Adrian Partington - conductor
Visit Gloucester Choral Society website www.gloucesterchoral.com
for more details and how to buy tickets.
F.W. Harvey Society supports this concert.
Joint concert with F.W. Harvey Society, Forest of Dean Brass band and the
King's School Youth Choir.
Details to follow
Past events 2012 (See
News and Reports)
F.W. Harvey Legacy - The King’s School,
Gloucester, Saturday 27th October 2012, 9.30 – 1.00 p.m.
Harvey and Leonard Clark; a Friendship Remembered in Stories and Verse
16th October 2012, Railway Inn, Newnham on Severn
22nd September 2012; 2-5 pm Minsterworth Village Hall - An
exhibition of F.W. Harvey papers and documents that are now on long
term deposit at Gloucestershire Archives.
An Evening at Minsterworth Hall,
Saturday 5th May
The Edwardian Harvey Family, their Graves and Land interests in
Minsterworth and Gloucestershire. An illustrated talk presented by
Steve Cooper, F. W. Harvey Society archivist.
The F.W. Harvey Minsterworth Walk Monday 7th May
2012 - Starting at St Peters Church Minsterworth (car park opposite the church). This walk was guided by Steve Cooper and Geoff
Radio Gloucestershire - Pete Wilson Radio Show - 12.00 pm
Sunday 20th May 2012. This regular Sunday show where Pete explores the
characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great was very well
received. The show was
about Will Harvey - recorded with Roger Deeks, Geoff Davis and Steve Cooper and
featuring F.W. Harvey's work both recited and set to music.
A Summer Evening with F.W. Harvey,
The Yorkley Walk
- Friday 6th July .
This guided walk around Yorkley featured many of F.W. Harvey’s best loved