Tag Archives: poetry

Averse to History: the story of events in Irish history through poetry and song

This presentation is a collaboration between local historian Dr David Hume, writer Davy Moore and singer Iain Irvine. It tells history through verse, with readings from poets and writers such as early Celtic saints, privateer John Paul Jones, poets John o’ the North, Alice Milligan, John MacNeill, William J. Hume, John Clifford, W. F. Marshall and others, while songs such…

Åkervinda + Alex Roth, Alice Zawadzki & Olesya Zdorovetskaya (from Sefiroth) as part of Marchland Season

With another chance to hear the modern Scandinavian folksong of Sweden and Denmark’s Akervinda plus a one-off set from three members of Sefiroth, Alex Roth, Alice Zawadzki & Olesya Zdorovetskaya. This programme of haunting harmonies and dazzling improvisations inspired by women’s history and the shifting populations of Europe, also serves as an opener to the presentation of our season-long, open-access…

Evocation as part of the Marchland Season

Fin de siecle Brighton. A young woman washed up on the beach, is forced to revisit, time and again, her tragic history. Adult puppetry, poetry and drone noise in La Soupe’s Evocation; an experience that Edinburgh’s The Student described as truly life changing. In collaboration with poet Mick Wood and electro-acoustic composer Antoine Arlot, Alsace’s La Soupe have revisited the…

Maiden in The Moor as part of Marchland Season

Early-music specialists Maiden in the Moor revive for us the music of Occitania, a vanished kingdom that once straddled Southern France and Northern Spain. The Occitan Troubadours sang of loyalty, love and longing, and their language and music survived through travelling poets and illuminated songbooks long after their culture was devastated by the Albigensian Crusade. Their work had a profound…

Evocation as part of the Marchland Season

Fin de siecle Brighton. A young woman washed up on the beach, is forced to revisit, time and again, her tragic history. Adult puppetry, poetry and drone noise in La Soupe’s Evocation; an experience that Edinburgh’s The Student described as truly life changing. In collaboration with poet Mick Wood and electro-acoustic composer Antoine Arlot, Alsace’s La Soupe have revisited the…

Evocation as part of the Marchland Season

Fin de siecle Brighton. A young woman washed up on the beach, is forced to revisit, time and again, her tragic history. Adult puppetry, poetry and drone noise in La Soupe’s Evocation; an experience that Edinburgh’s The Student described as truly life changing. In collaboration with poet Mick Wood and electro-acoustic composer Antoine Arlot, Alsace’s La Soupe have revisited the…

Evocation as part of the Marchland Season

Fin de siecle Brighton. A young woman washed up on the beach, is forced to revisit, time and again, her tragic history. Adult puppetry, poetry and drone noise in La Soupe’s Evocation; an experience that Edinburgh’s The Student described as truly life changing. In collaboration with poet Mick Wood and electro-acoustic composer Antoine Arlot, Alsace’s La Soupe have revisited the…

Evocation as part of the Marchland Season

Fin de siecle Brighton. A young woman washed up on the beach, is forced to revisit, time and again, her tragic history. Adult puppetry, poetry and drone noise in La Soupe’s Evocation; an experience that Edinburgh’s The Student described as truly life changing. In collaboration with poet Mick Wood and electro-acoustic composer Antoine Arlot, Alsace’s La Soupe have revisited the…

Evocation as part of the Marchland Season

Fin de siecle Brighton. A young woman washed up on the beach, is forced to revisit, time and again, her tragic history. Adult puppetry, poetry and drone noise in La Soupe’s Evocation; an experience that Edinburgh’s The Student described as truly life changing. In collaboration with poet Mick Wood and electro-acoustic composer Antoine Arlot, Alsace’s La Soupe have revisited the…

Before and After Schengen & The Sound of The Arctic as part of Marchland Season

Our double bills, which juxtapose programmes from across the Marchland season, are designed to create resonances and spark debate – and, of course, to make for a really good night out! This truly epic sweep presents Kultnett give us an extended version of their Sound of the Arctic programme, with even more folk music, storytelling and documentary theatre-making from beyond…