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Isobel and Anna Hughes

Newcastle Upon Tyne, North East England

A folk/spoken word duo, who dig up forgotten stories and use them to create adjacent worlds where music and language are interchangeable.

TheatreMusicSpoken WordMusicals & Opera


Isobel trained as an actor. Anna as a musician. They have come together to create a new form of musical storytelling: a merging of folk music and tales, spoken word, original composition and text, in an attempt to bring back the magic they used to be certain of. 

Inspired by current folk revival and conservation movements, their own form of rewilding comes from digging up forgotten stories and using them to spin adjacent worlds where music and language are interchangeable, where they share a wide-open space with an audience that ... Read More

Literature, Folk, Country, Traditional, Singer-Songwriter, New Writing, Poetry, Storytelling


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