Eddie Lawler

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Eddie Lawler


poet  &



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


Next Gigs:  Sat 8 Sept at Bradford Bubble Up with my "water music" Sun Sept 9 at Saltaire Festival on a musical walk. Details will follow. In 2018 was at Filey Folk Club, the Castle, Bradford, at Woodend, Scarborough, at Ye Dolphin Robin Hood's Bay (will be there again on 31 August) and at Leeds Waterfront Festival


Play "Making Light" (click above) completed six-venue tour performed by Shipley Little Theatre. Video of performance at Seven Arts Leeds Sept 17 by Zahoor Sakharkar © to whom megathanks


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" performed 11 times in W. Yorks 2016/7, at Scarborough May 2018, next up in Whitby in September.              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 that website via the Multi-Story Water link provided. Steve and I will be offering a walking talking singing event "The Ballad of Little Beck" at Saltaire Festival.



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