From Billy Elliot to Close to the Coalhouse Door, When the Boat Comes In to The Pitmen Painters, now hear the songa and stories of … The Pitmen Poets.
After their sell out UK tour of 2017 the four Pitmen Poets return for their final tour in 2019. Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman 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.
5:30pm to 6:30pm, 4 North Bailey, Alex Jordan and Nadia Terki
The final event in Late Summer Lectures 2019 will feature a pair of talks ...