18th – 19th September 2014
Maurice Leyden speaks about the impact of industrialisation on song in the 19th century as part of ‘An Historical Typology of Irish Song: A Symposium’ at Queen’s University, Belfast.
1st August 2014
The Belfast Hills Partnership invite Jane Cassidy and Maurice Leyden to celebrate the rich history of the Belfast Hills with show entitled ‘Songs of the Belfast Hills’ in The Barge, Belfast
23rd July 2014
Maurice and Jane give a Traditional Singing Games Workshop in Letterkenny for the Inishowen Singers.
13th – 15th June 2014
Jane is a guest at the Yorkshire Singing Weekend.
29th May 2014
The story of early Belfast radical Mary Ann McCracken was brought to life last night in the historic surroundings of Central Library Belfast as part of the One City One Book Festival. Jane Cassidy and Maurice Leyden were joined on stage by poet Ruth Carr with a selection of her new work about Mary Ann.
Maurice Leyden presents ‘The Millies’ Songs’, a singing lecture in the Arts for All Centre, York Road, Belfast.
Maurice Leyden gives a singing lecture on ‘Linen Songs’ to the B. Mus students at Queen’s University, Belfast.
Maurice Leyden gives a singing lecture ‘Songs from the Handloom Weavers’ for Belfast Trad in Rosemary Hall, Belfast.
Maurice Leyden gives a singing lecture ‘Weavers, Bleachers, Millies and May Day’ in the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
19th September 2013
Jane, Maurice, Nollaig, Barry and Anna Leyden perform the Lockout 1913 show in Sandino’s, Derry.