The Hearth

The Hearth is Devon/Edinburgh, Multi Instrumentalist Tom Oakes’ first solo show. Receiving rave reviews from it’s mammoth Edinburgh Fringe run and headline Celtic Connections show, The Hearth is a unique and multi-layered blend of New and Traditional Music, Storytelling, Poetry, Archive Material and Sound Design taking us from the 19th Century Leeds Irish community to a sweaty Sidmouth dance floor with much in between. Featuring original poetry by award winning Icelandic writer/director Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir. Shortlisted: ‘Original Work of the Year’ – MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2023