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:  Sat 23 June from about 12.30 aboard the Kennet at Granary Wharf, Leeds Waterfront Festival. Sat/Sun 8/9 Sept at Saltaire Festival and Bradford Beckfest . Recently heard at Filey Folk Club, the Castle, Bradford, and Woodend, Scarborough, Ye Dolphin Robin Hood's Bay


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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