The Lost Words: Spell Songs

A commission with Folk by the Oak for 2019 and beyond

Karine Polwart
Julie Fowlis

Seckou Keita

Kris Drever
Kerry Andrew
Rachel Newton

Beth Porter

Jim Molyneux

 

Working closely with Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris the artists will created a companion piece to the best-selling and award winning book 'The Lost Words'.
 

The project toured in February 2019 to sold out audiences, and played Hay Festival, Folk by the Oak and BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.

more dates to follow

 

Studio album with 112 book available now

The Lost Words: Spell Songs website

The Lost Words: Spell Songs Twitter

The Lost Words: Spell Songs Instagram

The Lost Words Blessing

Audio

The Lost Words Blessing w. orchestra & choir (Prom) - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Selkie-boy - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Willow - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Little Astronaut - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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Upcoming Shows 2020

Apr 14 Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
Apr 15 Concert Hall, Perth
Apr 16 Town Hall, Birmingham
Apr 17 Octagon, Sheffield
Apr 18 The Barbican, London
Apr 19 St David's Hall, Cardiff

Previous Shows 2019

Feb 8 Snape Maltings, Snape

Feb 9 Town Hall, Birmingham

Feb 10 RNCM, Manchester

Feb 12 QEH Southbank Centre, London
May 29 Hay Festival, Hay

Jul 14 Folk by the Oak, Hatfield
Aug 25 Royal Albert Hall, London

 

All photos by Elly Lucas

Times Literary Supplement review of QEH Southbank show (click to expand)

Lost Words Spell Songs Times Literary Supplement Revie
BBC Radio 3 In Tune - Complete session - The Lost Words: Spell Songs
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