Welfare Hall Talk - Skiffle and the birth of popular music

Wed 4th Sept :: 2pm & 3pm

Find out about skiffle and the birth of popular music in this fascinating talk by musician Ken Tonge in the welfare hall on Wednesday, 4th September.

Our Welfare Hall Talks take place on the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm and 3pm, lasting 30 minutes each.

Upcoming talks are:

  • Wednesday, 2nd October – ‘Fashions of the 50s’ by Kirsty Parkes, Beamish Costume Maker
  • Wednesday, 6th November – ‘Photos from the 50s – A look at Durham Advertiser images around the region’ by Julian Harrop, Collections Resources Co-ordinator
  • Wednesday, 4th December –  ‘Paperchains and presents – A 50s Christmas’ by Connor Emerson, Remaking Beamish Engagement Development Officer

Refreshments will be available in the welfare hall.

As with all day time events and festivals, the Welfare Hall Talks are included in your Beamish Unlimited Pass.