Newcastle upon Tyne Events Calendar

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Flowers of the Seasons: Politics, Power & Poverty

5 May @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Electric Voice Theatre and BBC New Generation
Thinker Oskar Jensen present an historic afternoon
of BSL interpreted singing, poetry and storytelling
celebrating the life and music of Eliza Flower.

● A pioneering feminist songwriter
● A radical political activist
● A ‘genius’ according to Felix Mendelssohn
● Writer of ‘the music we all waited for’ according to Robert Browning
● Eliza Flower was all these things and more….

This dynamic performance will introduce you to Flower’s fascinating life and music, with some delightful
songs for the seasons, dramatic hymns and powerful protest songs. Discover her interpretations of the
works of contemporary writers like Sir Walter Scott; her music within the context of her contemporaries
Franz Schubert and Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel; and her frequent collaborations with her sister, the poet
Sarah Flower Adams (1805 – 1848).

Tickets: Free (Booking Essential – Donations Welcome)
Phone: 07710 292681


5 May
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Recital Room, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Queen Victoria Rd, NE1 7RU
39 Birnam Road
Islington, N4 3LJ Islington
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