Exploring the life of Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger

Ewan McColl.

Ewan McColl.

THE LIFE and music of folk titans Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger will be explored at an event taking place in Clarinbridge this weekend.

An Evening With Ewan and Peggy, which takes place in Claire’s Tearooms, this Saturday at 8pm, will see broadcaster John Quinn presenting excerpts from his award-winning radio series in which Ewan and Peggy tell their life-stories and sing songs.

Ewan McCall and Peggy Seeger were two of the foremost folksingers/songwriters of the 20th century. They recorded several albums together and among some 300 songs written by Ewan are the classics ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’, ‘Dirty Old Town’, ‘The Sholes Of Herring’, and ‘The Manchester Rambler’.

Tickets are €25. Booking is through 091 - 776



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