Manchester’s First Library Presents: Jennifer Reid

  • DATE

    11 June 2021

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm




    Chetham's Library

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