Helen English from the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Arts presented a lecture on Music Making in the Mining Townships of Newcastle (Australia), 1870-1880, at the October meeting of the Coal River Working Party.
The Presentation was held on the 13th October 2014 in the Council Room of the IDC Building, UoN.
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Thanks so much for posting this as I missed the meeting. So interesting to learn about the contribution of music to the cultural life of minng villages, and the importance and origins of brass bands.