In his presentation, Steve Millward will be including some video and audio clips alongside the book’s contents. Steve will be bringing copies of his book to the event, which he’ll be signing on the night and selling for £7.99 (cash only) i.e. £1 off the retail price
Steve Millward co-wrote the critically-acclaimed From Blues To Rock while teaching music courses at Manchester University. Since then, he has contributed to Women In Music Now, Juke Blues and, as jazz correspondent, the Manchester Evening News. His broadcasting experience includes a two-year spell as BBC Radio 5’s ‘pop pundit’. ‘Changing Times’ is the first book of a trilogy dealing with music and politics between 1964 and 1974.
If you have ever fancied being in a circus you are invited to take part in workshops being run by Lichfield Arts.
Local people in Lichfield and Burntwood will be able to learn circus skills such as Juggling, Poi and Stilt walking at a series of workshops happening locally. The workshops will lead to public performances as part of the Fuse Festival in July.
The workshops, which are being organised by Lichfield Arts, are free and for all ages, but places are limited, and will be offered on a first come first served basis.
The Burntwood workshops will take place on Wednesdays 6.30-8.30pm at Burntwood Youth Centre, Cherry Tree Close, on May 23rd and 30th, June 13th, 20th, and 27th and July 4th. All under 10s must be accompanied by an over 18.
Workshops in Lichfield will take place on Thursdays, 6.30-8.30pm at Chadsmead School on May 24th and 31st, June 14th, 21st , and 28th and July 5th. All under 16s must be accompanied by an over 18.
Tim Perks, Fuse Festival Spokesman, said: ‘Fuse is all about giving people of all ages from Lichfield District the opportunity to experience and take part in new activities. Come along and join in. You might even discover a new talent’.