At present I am tangled in brambles and ivy, steeped in acorns and oak and painting the rhythm of the air as it moves through the feathers of a raven’s wing. I am working, as ever, on a new book, The Lost Words, written by Robert MacFarlane, illustrated by me, to be published by Hamish […]
What sort of music did a 1920s utopian youth movement fiercely opposed to mainstream society actually like? The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift (‘KK’) were creatures of their time.
The first of two annual festivals run by TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland), TradFest Edinburgh • Dùn Èideann is a celebration not only of Scotland’s traditions and heritage, but equally of the ways in which artists and performers continue to reconfigure them for 21st century audiences in innovative and exciting ways.
2016 is the year of all-things Shakespeare, as the country gears up to celebrate the most famous playwright of all time. Here at #FolkloreThursday we are very pleased to welcome Jess, Hannah and Kathy from the up-and-coming folk group, Said the Maiden, to discuss their exciting bard-related plans for the months ahead. Q: Hello, […]