Human Cargo by Matthew Crampton at the Maltings Theatre

A spellbinding look at migration through historic story and folksong

By Alison Macfarlane

Members may be interested in this performance. St Albans Folk Music presents story teller Matthew Crampton and American singer Jeff Warner in Human Cargo, a spellbinding look at migration through historic story and folksong, at the Maltings Arts Theatre, The Maltings, St Albans on Friday May 11 at 8pm. This is the first night of a national tour which leads into Refugee Week, 18-24 June.

In St Albans, they will be partnering with Herts Welcomes Syrian Families and St Albans for Refugees, who will be at the event to talk about their work.

The show is a new adaptation of Matthew Crampton’s acclaimed book Human Cargo: Stories and Songs of Emigration, Slavery and Transportation. A short video describing the performance is at 

Tickets: £14, Students and concessions £13. Under 18 £10 are available from St Albans Central Library, by booking online via the Maltings web site or at,  by phone on 0333 666 3366 or on the door.

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