MUSIC & SPOKEN WORD @SEED
Founder of Planetize the Movement, Drew is an international speaker, poet, writer, and teacher, addressing ecology, justice, cosmology, and connectedness. Named as a “national treasure” by Joanna Macey, he has inspired minds and hearts around the world. Drew was a core developer of the Pachamama Alliance’s transformative, educational programme Awakening the Dreamer, performed in over 80 countries.
Singer songwriter Carrie Tree shares an intimate warm-hearted music as part of a tour celebrating the launch her new album, ‘The Canoe’. Known at throughout the UK festivals scene, Carrie has collaborated with the likes of Damien Rice, Fink, Albert Mazibuko (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), Carly Simon, Rumer, Martha Tilston and Andy Barlow of Lamb. Traveling the world with her music, stirring and softening hearts along the way, Carrie has an uncanny ability to reach into the traditions of the lands she visits, touching a place deep inside the hearts of her listeners.
MAL WEBB & KYLIE MORRIHAN
Vocal adventurer, multi-instrumentist and looping beatboxing songwriter Mal sings his brain provoking songs using all sorts of vocal techniques, guitar, mbira, slide trumpet, trombone, chromatic harmonica and a loop recording pedal called Derek. And Kylie (who’s played with Orchestra Victoria and the likes of Stevie Wonder and Barry White!) provides violin and voice in a perfect balance to Mal’s nutsness.
Nigel Shaw is an acclaimed composer and international performer. After creating strong, musically-dynamic projects, with his albums Bones, Ancestors, and Exile, this artist’s latest album FLOW≈honours the sacred rivers of the earth. Shaw’s soul-filled instrumental works, and his ability to infuse his music with a powerful yearning for wild nature, have defined his unique approach to sacred sound
KJARTAN & HET HAT CLUB
International traveling Balkan/Transylvanian Kjartan and the Hét Hat Club Balkan Electric Folk Dance Party, Gyp Hop,Gypsy Jazz, Balkumbia, Maneleton, Deep Csardas, Turbo Kolo, Gypsy Pop. Bringing the sounds of 80s & 90s Balkan Roma folk to the modern Festival scene. Original & Traditional Folk with the power of Techno, the Attitude of Punk, the cool of Hip hop and the groove of Cumbia/Salsa.
LEWIS BARFOOT & FRIENDS
“Delicious music: A massage of the heart, a whisper to the soul” Irish Radio Int. Anglo-Irish singer songwriter Lewis Barfoot works with an uncomplicated loveliness of sound, combining her ethereal, evocative vocals with original compositions and reinventions of traditional songs from Ireland and the UK. A gifted storyteller she transports the listener to timeless, magical and otherworldly places.
This Australian mystic troubadour has built a dedicated international fan base from fifteen years of grass-roots touring all over the world. Coming from a life rich in musical pilgrimage, Murray’s contagious, soul-restoring music will sweep you off your feet, out of your head, and into your heart.
THE FOX AND THE OWL
The Fox and the Owl are a folk band with warm, vocal harmonies at the heart of their distinctive sound. Best seen on a sunny afternoon in a people-filled field, they sing songs about the earth, love, and saving the bees. Hailing from Bournemouth, on the south-coast of England, the Fox and the Owl are a five-piece band, whose music is influenced by reggae, jazz, and the blues.
A funky fusion of folk, blues and pop, with a soulful voice and a well traveled ukulele! Kitty’s quirky, upbeat originals will take you on adventures across the globe and deep into your heart, weaving messages of peace, equality and greener futures.
As a writer, poet, and enemy of all that’s difficult and upsetting, Matt’s way with words have taken him from Totnes to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the Edinburgh Festival, and the Guardian. Matt is the host of Wondermentalist Cabaret, Radio Four’s comedy-infused, musically-enhanced, interactive poetry
Magdalena is a soulful singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, yogini, mother, and dreamer, whose music gently heals confusion, and inspires and empowers all who listen. Whether playing the piano, guitar or a hammered dulcimer, her music will invite you to dance and sing along, as you find yourself in a personal dreamland. Magdalena’s original music is a unique blend of modern folk, blues, and elements of progressive new age music.
NATALIE FEE & ANGUS BARR
How to save the World for Free: a musical look at a forthcoming book with Natalie and Angus. Award-winning campaigner and founder of City to Sea, Natalie Fee, and theatre-maker and comedy songwriter, Angus Barr, join forces to save the world. For free. They’ll be weaving a sneak preview of Natalie’s new book in with new songs, some silliness and plenty of practical tips.
Rob Forest is a Devon-based poet and songwriter, with a deep love for the natural world and a voice filled with a balanced blend of gratitude and grief. Find yourself drawn into the heart of his songs, wherein lies the subtle and subversive poetry of stillness, reverence, and homecoming. ‘Heartstrong & passionate‘ – Acoustic Haven.
Sarah performs songs of love and loss, accompanied by classical and flamenco guitar styles. Making observations about life, Sarah explores the impact of the loss of our natural environment on all of our lives and the challenges of facing up to climate change
Performance storytelling for grown-ups of The Tangle of the Commons, which tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far?
ALEC MANOAH HARRISON
Effortlessly mastering of the guitar with heartfelt intimate vocals with soothing melodies, Alec is an engaging artist with comparisons to John Martyn & Joni Mitchell. Playful and informal whilst dealing with themes of love & loss, Alec takes folk influences with an array of modern effects to weave layers of sound, to hypnotize and leave you feeling spellbound.
Rhiannon Unbridled – A One-Woman Storytelling Show with Original Music. Jackie tells Rhiannon’s story to liberate her, as a vital force needed in the world today. But you don’t invoke a Goddess as a literary exercise. This is personal. Through myth, memoire, song and imagination, this show enacts the journey from compliant silence to an awakened female power.
THE BUTTERFLY WHEEL
The Butterflywheel are a mystical female artist duo, their music is both ethereal and powerful, inspired by nature and spirit , their songs are haunting and shamanic prayers to the earth and to encourage awareness and Union within the individual listener and the audience. They have recently released an ep, wisdoms waters and are currently writing more songs inspired by the rise of the feminine and their visits to sacred lands and waters.