WIN: Tickets to see George Butterworth documentary at Clevedon's Curzon

PUBLISHED: 18:00 15 June 2019

George Butterworth.

George Butterworth.


The life and death of a music composer with links to Portishead will be screened at a grade II-listed cinema.

George Butterworth.George Butterworth.

Documentary All My Life's Buried Here is being shown at the Curzon followed by a live question and answer with the film's director Stewart Morgan Hajdukiewicz.

It will, for the first time on film, tell the remarkable story of British composer George Butterworth, who died in 1916 fighting during World War One.

Drawing on newly uncovered archival treasures, including the letters and memoirs of those who knew him best, the documentary is the compelling account of a pioneering British composer, musician, folk song collector and dancer.

Butterworth was cut down in his prime on the battlefield of the Somme.

George Butterworth.George Butterworth.

Butterworth collected folk songs in North Somerset prior to 1914 and his mother, Julia, came from Portishead and is buried at the town's St Peter's Church - which features in the film.

Many of Cecil Sharp's rare and stunning photographic portraits of folk singers from pre-1914 Somerset feature in the film, as it was such a rich area for the collection of traditional music in those music.

All My Life's Buried Here is at the Curzon cinema, in Old Street, on June 23 at 1.30pm.

Tickets, priced £5-21, is available at or from the box office on 01275 871000.

George Butterworth.George Butterworth.

The Times has once again teamed up with the Curzon to offer one lucky reader a pair of tickets to the evening.

This competition will close at 10am on Monday morning.

Usual Archant competition rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

By entering this competition, you are agreeing to be contacted by Archant and the cinema.

Please note, Curzon volunteers and staff members are not eligible to enter this competition.

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