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The Lost Words: Spell Songs featuring Karine Polwart, Julie Fowlis, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter & Jim Molyneux

The Lost Words: Spell Songs

with Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris

Monday 31 January 2022, 19:30 & Tuesday 1 February 2022, 19:30

Prices from £29.50 to £39.50

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Spell Songs is a musical companion piece to The Lost Words authored by Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris, a celebrated ‘spell book’ rich with poetic rhythms and imagined birdsong that naturally invited a musical response.

The musicians who created Spell Songs will be joined on stage by Robert Macfarlane himself and award-winning artist Jackie Morris.

Karine Polwart: songwriter, theatre-maker and storyteller, whose script for her show Wind Resistance was chosen by Robert Macfarlane as The Guardian’s ‘Best Book’.

Julie Fowlis: taking forward the Gaelic tradition, Julie is known for her crystalline and intoxicating voice; winner of BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year.

Seckou Keita: an exceptional and charismatic musician; arguably the most influential and inspiring kora (22 stringed West African harp) player of his generation.

Kris Drever: one of Scotland’s finest songwriters, a member of Lau, and BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year.

Rachel Newton: a singer and harpist with a reputation for ‘haunting and compelling’ (The Guardian) performances; awarded BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year.

Beth Porter: a well-known cellist on the UK folk and acoustic scene and one half of The Book Shop Band.

Jim Molyneux: a prodigious talent on many instruments, with an ear for a variety of genres from folk through to jazz and hip hop.

Spell Songs has enjoyed standing ovations at sellout performances at major venues around the UK, including London’s Southbank Centre and the Hay Festival.

Ticket Information

£39.50, £29.50

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Performances

Monday 31 January 2022, 19:30
2022-01-31 19:30:00 2022-01-31 22:30:00 Europe/London The Lost Words: Spell Songs with Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris Cadogan Hall or one of the supported venues. Please contact the box office for more details.
Tuesday 1 February 2022, 19:30
2022-02-01 19:30:00 2022-02-01 22:30:00 Europe/London The Lost Words: Spell Songs with Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris Cadogan Hall or one of the supported venues. Please contact the box office for more details.

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