Entries by Vivien

Little Mousgrove and The Lady Barnet

Between 2014 and 2018 I was privileged to take part in a project with The Carnival Band, to record 100 of the most popular ballads of the C17th for a project led by Dr Chris Marsh of Queen’s University Belfast. The Carnival Band are releasing some of these recordings in ‘A New Bag of Old Ballads’, […]

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! This is my first entry – thanks for visiting! I’m a community choir leader and singer specialising in early music. I research the history of songs, and the role of the arts in health and wellbeing.  I make performances which engage & include audiences and link to closely to communities, places & […]