Fotheringay


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Fotheringay

Mary Stuart’s final prison and place of execution (1587). [Br. Hist.: Grun, 260]
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? Royal Birmingham Conservatoire: Mary Stuart The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham Thursday, May 23, 7.30pm, PS10.21-PS5.38 This drama chronicles the last days of Mary Stuart under house arrest at Fotheringay Casle.
It was founded when Walter Fitzalan, the High Steward of Scotland, signed a charter at Fotheringay for the founding of a Cluniac monastery on land he owned in Renfrewshire.
It seems more than likely that fans of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span, Fotheringay and others from the '60s/'70s scene will see the same spirit of adventure - tradition meets electric instruments - at work here.
With a story that includes more than 20 years of music making with the likes of Seth Lakeman, Cara Dillon, Levellers, Fotheringay, Kate Rusby and Show Of Hands, Kathryn Roberts And Sean Lakeman have consolidated themselves as pillars of modern British folk.
| 1587: Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire, implicated in a Catholic plot to overthrow Elizabeth I.
FOTHERINGAY (CAROLINE) Fotheringay was a short lived British folk group formed in 1970 by the late, great Sandy Denny following her departure from Fairport Convention.
07590 471888 HOT MUSIC Trembling Bells The song-based group of Alex Neilson (drummer to Baby Dee, Tight Meat, Bonnie Prince Billy, Josephine Foster and more.) Like a faintly unhinged take on Fairport Convention or Fotheringay with soaring uplifting Sandy Denny style vocals that occasionally give way to deranged passages of feedback and clattering percussion.
Kathryn has contributed to the multi-artist Cecil Sharp project (a celebration of the work of the eponymous folk collector/archivist) and filled the role of Sandy Denny in the reformed Fotheringay (with Sally Barker) band tour.
Denny's work with Fairport Convention and Fotheringay has been well anthologised but the demos, live, radio and TV sessions gathered here put a sharpened focus on her originality and versatility as she scales mountains and spans oceans of emotion.
| 1587: Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded |at Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire, implicated in a Catholic plot to overthrow Elizabeth I.
In the early twentieth century, the author John Fyvie identified Eliza O'Neill as the model for the social-climbing actress Miss Fotheringay in William Makepeace Thackeray's novel Pendennis.