We are all delighted to reveal that Karine's (mostly) spoken-word poem I Burn But I am Not Consumed (with music by herself and brother Steven) from Laws Of Motion was chosen as Best Original Track 2019 at the BBC Radio…Read more
BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer Of The Year 2018, Karine Polwart is a multi-award-winning Scottish songwriter and musician, as well as theatre-maker, storyteller, spoken-word performer and published essayist. Her songs combine folk influences and myth with themes as diverse as Donald Trump’s corporate megalomania, Charles Darwin’s family life and the complexities of modern parenthood. She sings traditional songs too and writes to commission for theatre, animation and thematic collaborative projects. Karine is seven-times winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including three times for Best Original Song.
KARINE POLWART'S SCOTTISH SONGBOOK | PERTH
Tickets on sale Friday 8th Feb 09:00am
KARINE POLWART'S SCOTTISH SONGBOOK | EDINBURGH
Tickets On Sale Friday 8th Feb 09:00
BIRNAM BOOK FESTIVAL : KATE LEIPER & KARINE POLWART ~ A Wee Bird Was Watching
Birnam Book Festival presents: KATE LEIPER & KARINE POLWART ~ A Wee Bird Was Watching ~ a family friendly interactive workshop Saturday 23rd November 11-12 am £5 + £1 Booking Fee
BIRNAM BOOK FESTIVAL : (Solo)
We are delighted to be welcoming songwriter and musician Karine Polwart, curating an event exclusively for the Birnam Book Festival. The six-time winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, including Folk Singer of the Year in 2018, is also a spoken-word performer, storyteller, theatre-maker and published essayist. Karine will host a one-off solo evening of songs with literary connections, conversation storytelling. This is a rare opportunity for an intimate audience with an artist who is very much in demand.