Karine Polwart seated (photo: Sandy Butler)

Karine Polwart + support

Saturday 9 October 2021, 19:30

Price: £ 27.50

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“Poignant, unflinching and beautiful.” The Telegraph

“Utterly beautiful” The Irish Times

“An unflinching social eye” The Observer

Seven-times winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including three times for Best Original Song and Folk Singer Of The Year 2018, Karine Polwart is a songwriter, musician, theatre maker, author. She also performs traditional songs and writes for theatre, film, animation, and international thematic collaborative projects. Recent projects include her successful Scottish Songbook re-imaginings of classic Scottish pop, and The Lost Words: Spell Songs, a multi-artist response to environmental loss and climate breakdown.

Karine draws from folk music’s long tradition while keeping pace with the ceaselessly changing times. Her talent for crafting unique, enduring melodies, her gift for saying just enough without overstating her case, the range and dynamism of her arrangements, all come together in songs of powerful contemporary relevance.

Having studied politics and philosophy at university and later worked in the area of women’s and children’s rights, Polwart has always wanted her music to perform some useful social function. “For me,” says Polwart, “music is one of the most powerful ways of making sense of the world. It’s for celebrating, grieving, sharing, wondering. Nothing inspires me more than the realisation that any one of my songs means something to someone else”.

Venue doors: 7pm
Stage time: 7.30pm

Ticket Information

£27.50

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This event is not socially-distanced

As the government considers a move away from social distancing measures, such as the two-meter rule, it is our greatest hope that this event may be staged to a full-capacity audience.

Naturally, this is entirely conditional on the country’s ability to keep the virus under control. Therefore performances that have been sold to a full-capacity audience may be postponed or cancelled should distancing measures remain in place.

However, please be assured that all ticket purchases are fully protected and in the case of a rescheduled or cancelled event, customers are entitled to exchanges, credits, or refunds.

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