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Howay the Lasses’ celebrates the lives of notable North East women who changed history. Using music to tell their stories and bring their achievements to a wider audience, join award winning musicians - pianist/accordianist/songwriter Annie Ball, singer-songwriter Bronwen Davies-Jones, cellist Katie Tertell, and singer-songwriter Gareth Davies-Jones for an engaging and accomplished musical evening with original songs, stirring tunes and a curiosity of tales - each with their own unique character. Combining over 30 years of touring experience, Annie, Bronwen, Katie and Gareth bring a range of instruments, wit and wisdom and to guide you through the life and times of women engineers like Rachel Parsons, notable historic figures such as Roman writer Claudia Severa, and pioneering inventors like Janet Taylor.  ‘Howay The Lasses’ - come and be entertained by musical tales of daring, disaster, perseverance, intrigue and invention.

Event promoted by Highlights Rural Touring - Ticket details to be announced. Check back for details


Originals - Songwriting commissions with Gareth Davies-Jones

Originals - Songwriting commissions with Gareth Davies-Jones

Have you ever thought about having a special song written for a special occasion ? Or maybe you've just wondered if you could commission a songwriter to take your thoughts and reflections and turn them into a unique and personal piece of music ? If that's you then Originals is what you need. It might be for an anniversary or gift, to remember a special time or place in your life or commemorate something or someone special to you. Whatever the reason or motivation to then I can work with you to create and produce something different and unique that will stand the test of time. If you'd like to know more about the options and what's involved then please download the brochure from the link below and drop me a line at - I'll get right back to you for a chat. 

Originals Brochure Details of a new venture into bespoke song-writing. 506 KB


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“Very beautiful music……I can thoroughly recommend this” 
Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

“ of the UK’s best-kept musical secrets…powerful songs and affecting performances” 

“Rich and soulful vocals, a fine ear for melody & masterful acoustic guitar playing” 
Rockn’Reel Magazine

“Some artists often sing in the name of one cause or another without conviction, but that is not the case here. The legacy of well-written, descriptive music laid down by Woody Guthrie, still lives on here in the UK” 
Maverick Magazine (5 Stars)

“..intelligent songs which make a point gently and invoke sympathy……..someone to be taken seriously” 


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