The Galloway Agreement

The Village and The Road

An emotive journey exploring the abandonment of the countryside, told through storytelling, live music and theatre


About the Show

‘The great thinning’ was a term coined by environmental journalist Michael McCarthy, to describe the loss of so many of the birds which once delighted visitors to the British countryside. The Village and The Road is a response to another ‘great thinning’. For the first time in human history there are more people living in cities than in the countryside, many, especially the young, are taking the road out of their villages.The Village and The Road is a collaboration with words from celebrated writer Tom Pow, and music from The Galloway Agreement, a new quartet of well-known traditional musicians Wendy Stewart (harp, voice), Ruth Morris (nyckelharpa), Gavin Marwick (fiddle) and Stuart Macpherson (double bass). Direc ... Read More

Traditional, Scots, International, World

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