The British Library and The Full English Archive presentation
When: Sat 13 Jul 2013, 15.00-16.00
Where: Conference Centre, British Library
Price: Free, booking essential
Join us for a panel discussion featuring Dr Janet Topp Fargion, Lead Curator of World and Traditional Music at the British Library; Malcolm Taylor, Library Director at the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library; Steve Roud, renowned folklorist, and Shirley Collins, acclaimed folk singer and President of the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
Janet will talk about the range of collections we have at the British Library; Malcolm will talk about The Full English project and the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library; Steve will talk about the context and management of collections; and Shirley will talk about reviving material and the choices people make to perform material, take it off the pages and put it back in the community again.
This event is part of The Full English Discovery Day
Run in partnership with English Folk Dance and Song Society, as part of The Full English project, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund