Eddie Lawler

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Eddie Lawler


poet  &



Greetings from Eddie Lawler, aka until recently as "Bard of Saltaire" (find the missing syllable, bollard?) now resident of Scarborough. I write songs, musicals, poems and plays. (see News page) My work mixes fun with ‘serious’ social comment, offering thought-provoking entertainment. My mobile number is 07948 244777


Next Gigs: "Tracking the Brontes" at Woodend Scarborough Wed 16 May 1pm. Click for details  Sat 9 June 2.30pm at Ye Dolphin, Robin Hood's Bay Folkfest      Thanks Filey Folk Club for your recent welcome, likewise the Castle, Bradford.


New Play "Making Light" (click above) has completed six-venue tour performed by Shipley Little Theatre. Full video coming soon.


6th album of songs now out includes Canal Child. Part of an award-winning project, see Education and Learning at https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/news-and-views/living-waterways-awards-2017/the-winners with children from Saltaire Primary School Album title song is "Saltaire 'll Do" - click to listen!


Here if you wish are 30 mins of chat and music at BCB Radio


Listen to the recording (one hour in length) of my radio-play about Wolfgang Borchert:  "Messenger Without Weapon".  (wait for upload)


Some asked for Brontë Railrap. Part of "Tracking The Brontës" (see above)- a whistle-stop tour of some of the places they visited, performed 2016/17 in Leeds, Saltaire, Ilkley and at Kirkstall Abbey to sumptuous praise (see Reviews page), in Adel, Haworth, Shipley, Rawdon, East Morton, U3A in Cookridge, and Yorkshire Archeological and Historical Society. Book this, and/or two more collaborations:-


In Two Tykes on t' Loose I add my songs to Rod Dimbleby's Yorkshire stories, see Reviews page. My musical support for Steve Bottoms' "Salt's Waters" is also acclaimed. See People on that website via the Multi-Story Water link provided.


All my CD's and books are now available via the Saltaire World Heritage online shop.

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