LightNight 2019 – Blackburne House: Brunt Boggart
Venue: Blackburne House
Times: 20:15 - 21:30
BRUNT BOGGART: A TAPESTRY OF TALES
20:15 – 20:45 & 21:00 – 21:30
Snuffwidget and the Crow Dancers combines a backdrop film of ritual dance, folk fiddle and drum music with live narration of a story taken from the book Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales by David Greygoose, published by Pushkin Press 2018 and nominated for the Cilip Carnegie Medal.
Hannah James (Lady Maisery)
Giles Lewin (founding member of Bellowhead)
Emily Portman (BBC Folk Awards winner)
Featuring original score by First Take.
‘They left every morning and trailed back in the evening, just as the sullen sun was sinking. They trailed back decked in night-dark feathers, flowers dangling from their brightly-patched tunics, streaked with daubs of tawny clay. They came back laughing, weary from dancing, spinning words in broken whispers…’