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Nether Stowey Village Hall

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Lime Street
Nether Stowey, Somerset TA5 1NH United Kingdom

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November 2019

Romancing the Gibbet – The Ballad of Johny Walford

November 14, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nether Stowey Village Hall, Lime Street
Nether Stowey, Somerset TA5 1NH United Kingdom
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‘Romancing the Gibbet’ is a collaboration between poet, Ralph Hoyte and historian, Steve Poole, exploring ‘dark tourism’ at sites of extraordinary public execution in Georgian Britain. This is one of four related events for the festival where researchers will explain the historical background to a single public hanging, perform some spoken-word poetic responses, and introduce the project’s four free audio trails. At this event a sample audio-trail will be relocated in and around the venue for you to try out.…

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