Events archive

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Category
Workshop

Public Realm: 24 hours in the life of Coney Street

How can businesses and other stakeholders revitalise and diversify daily life on Coney Street, drawing inspiration from its rich history?
(2pm - 4pm)
King's Manor

This workshop will ask the important question: how should we manage the public realm of Coney Street, in light of its mixed usage?

Performance

Hark, who is this? Street Cries of York

(12:30pm - 1:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Join Vivien Ellis in a ballad walk down Coney Street as she sings street vendors' songs from The Cries of York (c.1810)

Workshop

How to Sing in the Street: In History and Practice

(5pm - 7pm)
29-31 Coney Street

BBC New Generation Thinker Oskar Jensen and acclaimed singer Vivien Ellis come together for an evening exploring what it meant to sing on the streets of York and London in centuries past.

Workshop

Mykaell Riley, 'Black British Popular Music and Identity via six decades of chart music'

(4pm)
29-31 Coney Street

The workshop will use 60 chart records to explore the changing shape of Black British identity through popular music, from the birth of the BBC charts to the present day.

Performance

The Maiden who Laughed and Cried Flowers

Lecture-demonstration with Supriya Nagarajan
(8-10pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Be transported to the world of Padma Purana & other stories from Indian mythology. Hear some specially composed music celebrating the story of Kamoda, the maiden who laughed and cried flowers.

Performance, Workshop

Improvising workshop with saxophonist Rachel Musson & a live performance with friends

(Workshop: 5.30-6.30pm; Performance: 8-9pm)
29-31 Coney Street

London-based improviser Rachel Musson composes and performs on saxophones for a variety of music projects.

In conversation with...

The Journey of Studio Tech Roy Harrison

(6-7pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Throughout his 50 years of working with tape machines, Roy Harrison installed recording studios and cassette reproduction factories around the world.

In conversation with...

In Conversation with Ruff Sqwad Arts Foundation (RSAF)

(4:00 - 5:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

In this conversational presentation with University of York music education specialist Pete Dale, Rapid and Slix of Ruff Sqwad Arts Foundation (RSAF) will talk about the origins of grime, their careers and their work with youth in East London.