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Music: Gerry Diver : The Speech Project

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A unique journey into the musical soul of Ireland, led by award-winning producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist, Gerry Diver.

Over four years Gerry has recorded interviews with great Irish singers, finding a deep music in the way that they speak, joke and laugh. From these spoken voices, Diver creates an innovative new music that weaves a unique spell over the audience, as live performance blends with recorded speech and specially commissioned video footage.

Gerry has previously played with the likes of Van Morrison and Sin é. His band for The Speech Project includes special guest Lisa Knapp, 2008 winner of the Mojo Folk Album of the Year Award for her debut album, Wild and Undaunted.

Support Act: Cath and Phil Tyler

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Leeds Howard Assembly Room 24 Mar 2012 7:45pm

Music: Gerry Diver : The Speech Project

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The Howard Assembly Room is located inside Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre is situated on New Briggate in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

The theatre is easily accessible by public transport. It is approximately 10 minutes walk from the main bus station and 15 minutes walk from the train station with many buses stopping in the immediate vicinity. For the most up to date information on local bus and train times, please check WYMetro. There is also a taxi rank outside the theatre although we recommend booking a taxi in advance, particularly on a Friday or Saturday evening.

Parking is available at various nearby car parks, including Edward Street/Templar Street and the St John's and Merrion Centre shopping malls. A limited amount of on street parking is available near the theatre is free after 6pm but this does tend to fill up very quickly.



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