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Saturday 25th March 2023

Hack-Poets Guild: Blackletter Garland

— Bristol Folk House
Delving into the songs of the historic broadsides, Hack-Poets Guild reinvent these songsheets from the 16th through to 20th centuries.
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Blackletter Garland is a vibrant new project helmed by acclaimed UK folk artists Lisa Knapp, “who’s been called the folk Björk” (Guardian), Marry Waterson and Nathanial Mann.

Delving into the songs of the historic broadsides, Hack-Poets Guild reinvent these songsheets from the 16th through to 20th centuries with their innovative contemporary folk touch.

Waterson, Mann and Knapp lead a five-piece band with their combined expertise comprising “folk music’s future…an exciting glimpse of an alternative, fresh and vital approach to presenting traditional music” (fRoots).

Line up
Lisa Knapp – voice, fiddle, autoharp
Marry Waterson – voice
Nathaniel Mann – voice, bowed banjo, electronics and meat cleaver
Barney Morse Brown – cello w/ pedals
Laurence Hunt – percussion

Presented by Bristol Beacon

Commissioned by Sound UK and OCM

Seated event

Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)

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