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Proms 2018 Proms Plus Talk

PROMS PLUS TALK (Arts)
Proms Plus Talk
17:45 Thu 23 Aug 2018 Imperial College Union
An introduction to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture and heritage with writers Louise Doughty and Damian Le Bas.
An introduction to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture and heritage with writers Louise Doughty and Damian Le Bas.

About This Event

Novelist Louise Doughty, author of Apple Tree Yard and Stone Cradle, talks to writer Damian Le Bas, author of The Stopping Places, about their shared Romany heritage and the culture of the wider Romany diaspora, ahead of this evening’s concert of Hungarian Gypsy music.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis. Doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins - latecomers will not be admitted. Capacity is limited: please collect a raffle ticket from the steward at the main entrance on Beit Quad to secure your place.

Image: Damian Le Bas (credit: Candis Nergaard)