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The Pitmen Poets

Feb 1st 2017 @ The Plough Arts Centre

Great Torrington, United Kingdom
I Was There
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
7:00 PM
The Plough Arts Centre
Great Torrington, United Kingdom
The Pitmen Poets features four of North East England's leading champions of its musical heritage:
Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, renowned singer and instrumentalist Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and much-covered Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually and collectively celebrating the triumphs, tragedy, humour and hard times of North-East England's coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word, illustrated by atmospheric archive photography.
Show starts 8pm