Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date on all of our latest events, projects and news.
11 June 2021
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jennifer Reid, the ‘Langley Linnet’, is a performer of 19th century Industrial Revolution broadside ballads and Lancashire dialect work song. She has performed in Venice and New York for the Creative Time Summit, in Croatia for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Brussels, Switzerland and regularly in the North West and London. Jennifer’s work is preserved in the Doc Rowe archive and at the British Library and she sits on the executive committee of the Society for the Study of Labour History.
Join Jennifer as she brings Chetham’s Library’s ballad collection to life through song.
Watch the event below.
Jenn Reid talks and sings Victorian Street Ballads
Manchester City of Literature is committed to inclusion and accessibility for everyone.
Every person who uses our website deserves an inclusive online experience with options allowing you to choose how best to navigate and consume information to suit your needs.
The Recite Me assistive technology toolbar allows for adjustments to all elements of the page including text, graphics, language, and navigation.