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The great Yiddish parade

19 November, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


‘The great Yiddish parade’ is a re-enactment of a protest march by Jewish immigrants in Victorian Whitechapel, demanding better conditions for all East End workers. Experience the urgency, fervour and intensity of political culture in the Victorian East End. Join a band of klezmer musicians and singers performing newly discovered Victorian Yiddish protest songs in their original setting. Participation is warmly encouraged, and song sheets will be provided (no knowledge of Yiddish is required). March from Aldgate to Mile End Waste (about 1 mile), where you will find out more about east London’s forgotten heritage of protest in poetry and song.

For event information, please contact Nadia Valman at n.d.valman@qmul.ac.uk

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19 November, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Whitechapel Road, London
Assemble at corner of Goulston Street and Whitechapel High Street London E1 7PT United Kingdom
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