Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Annual General Meeting followed by 

Alfred Williams and the Folk Songs of the Upper Thames
by Martin Graebe

Alfred Williams was raised in the village of South Marston in Wiltshire and, though his
formal education ended at the age of 12, he became an admired poet and writer.
Between 1914 and 1916 he cycled 13,000 miles around the Upper Thames valley to
collect the words of nearly 800 songs. These included more than 170 from




Talks are held at the Ashcroft Church, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester GL7 1RA unless indicated otherwise. (See the  red dot in the adjacent map.)

Talks start promptly at 7:30pm.