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The Show Must Go On: Popular Song in Britain during the First World War, with John Mullen

Friday, 8th April, 2016    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Five Leaves Bookshop*
14a Long Row, Nottingham, NG1 2DH

JMThis sound-illustrated talk will cover popular music, live performance, soldiers’ songs, minstrelsy, hymns, folk songs and commercial songs of the period, including the songs of the Prisoner of War camps – with the content reflecting propaganda, patriotism and the changing course of the war.

John Mullen teaches in the English Department at the University of Rouen in France.

Admission for this event is £3 and refreshments will be available.

Booking is recommended. To attend this event, please RSVP to fiveleaves.bookshopevents@gmail.com