Eddie Lawler

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Eddie Lawler


poet  &



Greetings from Eddie Lawler, aka  "Bard of Saltaire" now living in Scarborough. I write songs, musicals, poems and plays. (see News page) My work mixes fun with social comment, offering thought-provoking entertainment.


"Tracking The Brontës" has arrived on the coast after many West Yorkshire performances.  It's been well received in Scarborough at Woodend, and at Whitby U3A and Hull U3A. See Reviews page. At Whitby Fine Arts Society in July, further bookings 2019-20


Had to cancel a couple of W Yorkshire gigs of late owing to illness.  But back on track, and at Robin Hoods Bay Folkfest June, Scalby Folkfest September, details on Current Dates page......


Play "Making Light" completed six-venue tour performed by Shipley Little Theatre. Video of performance at Seven Arts Leeds Sept 2017 by Zahoor Sakharkar © to whom megathanks


6th album of songs includes Canal Child, see Youtube film click to view, and 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" (but it's not ALL like that!)


I've two 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 http://multi-story-shipley.co.uk/?page_id=2680 and other stuff re Bradford Beck



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