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The Lay of the Reedwater Minstrel

April 1, 2020

Did you know the beautiful landscape of Redesdale has inspired several poets? One of the most famous pieces, ‘The Lay of the Reedwater Minstrel’, was written by Robert Roxby in 1809.

Andy Curtis, a seasoned Revitalising Redesdale volunteer, has written a blog post about this poem and Robert Roxby. It is a fascinating insight into Redesdale’s colourful and turbulent past.

Read the post here:

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