Now Where're They Off To?
Now that is a very good question indeed! We had no idea what direction this website was going to take. Usually we have
some idea, at least of where we're going, but not this time, we still don't, but to a lesser degree than previously.
it goes to the heart, and that is where we'd like to go with this website, to examine just a little closer that which makes
up England and its history, in this case its history through song and the written word, the usual sample links can be found
in their usual place, on you right hand side of this page, some of them are not your usual ones, but that's the point to The
Albion Chronicles, off our usual beaten path......Oh and don't worry, the usual gang of suspects, Ashley Hutchings et al aren't
far off..........as you'll see it is the vision of Ashley and company, Show of Hands, and alot of matters musical that
will colour the look of this particular site, but you knew that already..... come on, let's have a look......
the worst uprising of Henry VIII's
reign. It was a direct result of the
dissolution of the monasteries, a
policy which confused and angered
Music and Such
a venue in Cambridge run by
singer/songwriter Bernard Hoskin
which presents a wide range of
non-mainstream music in a small
concert setting. Now five years old
it has established a reputation as
one of the best small venues in
The 30,000 broadside ballads
in the Bodleian Library, Oxford
are now available online
The website of the
Traditional Drama Research Group
A study of English Social Musicians
from the 17th century onwards
from their manuscripts.
the web page concerning
the well respected on line
folk music magazine
at our Rise
Up Like The Sun
links to the
part of the
History of English Rock n' Roll:
The Early Years : 1800-1914
fascinating stuff here.
music, song, dance
and a whole lot more
A web-based folk magazine
for the West Midlands, Warwickshire,
Shropshire and Staffordshire.
if it's traditional dance
for the content of
external internet sites,
except our own of course,
but you knew that already.