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: Main act at the Castle, Bradford Fri 20 April. Joining the fun at Ye Dolphin Robin Hood's Bay Fri 27 April. "Tracking the Brontes" at Woodend Scarborough Wed 16 May 1pm.  Thanks Filey Folk Club for your welcome on 7 March


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" - a whistle-stop tour of some of the places they visited, performed 2016 in Leeds, Saltaire, Ilkley and at Kirkstall Abbey to sumptuous praise (see Reviews page) In 2017 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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