You are invited to an afternoon of songs, music & poetry that inspired courage and bravery in our soldiers that fought in the Great War for 'King & Country' and shaped our musical history from 1914 to today.
These songs & poems lifted the spirits of the people left behind in Australia and typified the Australian as an adventurous and 'happy-go-lucky' character. They will make you laugh, cry and wonder.
In addition to songs, poems & ditties from the time, the program will include contemporary material from the likes of Ted Egan, Eric Bogle, Judy Small, Sonia Bennett & Ian Hamilton.
'For King & Country' took place originally in September 2015 as a special 'one-off' event conceived by local school teacher Maureen Morcom and presented by Maureen together with instrumentalists & singers from Loosely Woven including Sonia Bennett & Ian Hamilton.
It was such a success that we decided to revive it in 2016 and perform it at our usual venues as well as Tuggeranong and Wingello.
7pm, Friday 12th February 2016
Eastwood Uniting Church
16 Lakeside Road, Eastwood
1.30pm, Sunday 21st February 2016
St Davids Uniting Church
St David Ave, Dee Why (next to police station)
7pm, Friday 26th February 2016 (TBC)
St Josephs Parish Hall
Cnr Lagoon & Waterloo Street, Narrabeen
4pm, Sunday 28th February 2016
Avalon Baptist Peace Church
2 George Street, Avalon
7pm, Saturday 5th March 2016
St Andrews Uniting Church
Chisholm & Vernon Streets, South Turramurra
3pm, Saturday 12th March 2016
Tuggeranong Uniting Church
Comrie Street, Wanniassa, Canberra
1pm, Sunday 13th March 2016
Wingello Community Hall (Mechanics Institute)
Railway Parade, Wingello
7pm, Friday 18th March 2016
85 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights
7.30pm, Thursday 9th June 2016
57 Manchester Road, Gymea
3pm, Saturday 3rd September 2016
St Lukes Church
Cnr Ourimbah Road & Heydon St.
3pm, Sunday 4th September 2016 (TBC)
St Bartholomews Church
Ponds Road, Prospect
|Wayne Richmond (organiser)
(02) 9939 8802 firstname.lastname@example.org