This spring, during the centenary of the First World War, composer Verity Standen created a new immersive, choral experience at three sites of historic significance in the stories of conscientious objection.
The performance was devised with and performed by local male singers of all ages. Scroll down to find out more about the artist, the places and the histories that unfolded.
Refrain was first performed at Richmond Castle, North Yorkshire on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th April.
It was then devised with new groups of singers for George Street in St. Helens, Merseyside on Saturday 20th May and Sunday 21st May, and Newhaven Fort, East Sussex, with performances on Friday 9th, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June.
You can see pictures, comments and video from Richmond, St. Helens and Newhaven in the Story section of this website.