Guest Speaker Paul Guppy

Paul Guppy was guest speaker at our regular meeting on 7th March. Paul is leader of Gladly Solemn Sound, who specialise in singing “West Gallery” Rural Church music from the 18th/19th Centuries dating from approximately 40 years either side of 1800. Paul gave us an illustrated brief history of the development of church music after the Restoration of the Monarchy following the death of the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell.