Resources and upcoming events relating to the Levellers
Video’s of the talks at the Lilburne 400 conference are going up now on the Leveller’s Association facebook page (here) and will be shared on the twitter feed @levellers1649.
- A podcast introduction to the Levellers in an interview by N Quinten Woolf of the Londonist with John Rees (conducted in Guildhall yard!) is here: http://londonist.com/podcasts/londonist-out-loud-who-were-the-levellers
- The new production of Light Shining in Buckinghamshire is at the Lyttelton Theatre on London’s South Bank. More information here: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/light-shining-in-buckinghamshire
- Separate events related to Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, all at the National Theatre, include:
- Director Lyndsey Turner talking about the play: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/discover/platforms/lyndsey-turner-on-light-shining-in-buckinghamshire
- On election day, 7 May, the cast read from the Putney debates:http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/discover/platforms/the-putney-debates
- John Rees and Diane Purkiss (A People’s History of the English Civil War) talk on Civil Wars: ancient and modern. Book here: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/discover/platforms/civil-war-ancient-and-modern
- Caryl Churchill talking about the context of the play: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/discover/learning-events/in-context-caryl-churchill
- The new National Civil War Centre opens with a great event including 2,000 re-enactors in Newark on 3 May, details will be posted here: http://www.nationalcivilwarcentre.com/
- Liburne Night at the CWU’s training centre in Alvescot with Ann Hughes, Ted Vallance and John Rees.
- Annual Leveller’s Day March in Burford, details here: https://levellersday.wordpress.com/whats-happening-2015/
- The Rev Hammer’s great Freeborn John song-cycle will have a rare complete performance on the first night of the Beautiful Days festival in Devon this August. Look out for news here: http://www.beautifuldays.org/