Peter Kennedy Collection

Ellis Eyre and Elizabeth Hall, Castleton Garland Day, Castleton, Derbyshire 1957. Tape 1

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Andrew PaceEllis Eyre talks about his making of the garland crown and talk about the tradition. [This is continued on tape C604/957.]
Posted by Andrew Pace on 07/03/2013

Andrew PaceElizabeth Hall talks about and sings the songs of garland day in Castleton.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 07/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/958

  • Recording date

    1957-05-29

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Castleton, Derbyshire, England

  • Performers

    Eyre, Ellis (spoken, male), Hall, Elizabeth (singer, female / spoken, female)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Mill Bridge. Castleton. 29.5.57.- 6. Mrs Elizabeth Hall (83). Down in Yon Forest (sung twice), All Ye Inclined to Mirth, Garland Day, words to tune [13'35"].- 7. Mr Ellis S. Eyre (84) Part 1. Making the "crown", or key, of the garland.- Down in Yon Forest. All Ye That are to Mirth Inclined. Garland Day - words to tune.- Talk about maypole being new. The present vicar's views. ? and feasts (2).

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[13:53]

Ellis Eyre talks about his making of the garland crown and talk about the tradition. [This is continued on tape C604/957.]

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 19:55:00

[0:22]

Elizabeth Hall talks about and sings the songs of garland day in Castleton.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 19:53:00