The Ballads of Child Migration to tour in November

Probably the first and last time you’ll read the name “Barbara Dickson” on AUK. In November 2018, a collective of folk musicians and singers including John McCusker, Michael McGoldrick, Boo Hewerdine, O’Hooley & Tidow,  Chris While, Julie Matthews, John Doyle, Jez Lowe, Andy Seward and Andy Cutting are taking to the road to tell the story of Britain’s forced child migrants through a concert called ‘Ballads of Child Migration’. Presented as a series of songs, narration, slides, audio and film clips, the performance, narrated by Dickson, premiered at last year’s Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, where it was described as“without doubt the most memorable concert of the festival.” Continue reading “The Ballads of Child Migration to tour in November”