Event 73

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Sarah Smout


St Mary’s Church

Yearning for adventure, cellist-singer and environmental activist Smout embarked on a month-long odyssey to Iceland, travelling by boat via Orkney, Shetland and the Faroes. These experiences inspired her entrancing and transportive solo show Eyjar, the Old Norse word for ‘islands’. The show explores our connections to place, the different lenses through which we view the land, and what that means for our relationship with nature. Join Smout for an evening of visceral storytelling, bristling with atmosphere created with live-looped cello, haunting melodies and deeply felt lyrics that are never too far from the sea.

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