The Puir Sowels

BY MARTIN TRAVERS

Meet an irreverent and theatrical band of acoustic, storytelling musicians.

A tragic group of travelling troubadours eternally damned to scratch out a living by playing forgotten village halls. Each character will have a backstory connected to a local issue, and our actor-musicians will offer a fresh take on traditional folk songs and ballads.

Costumed and dramatically lit, with a lightweight set and little amplification, The Puir Sowels will be a foot-stomping, heart-breaking, thought-provoking musical experience which responds to contemporary problems such as affordable housing, NHS cuts and rural poverty.

This project is part of Braw Clan's Unlocking Scots programme - find out more about it here.

Join us for a rehearsed reading of The Puir Sowels in June 2025. Sign up for our newsletter to hear when it's on.

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The Puir Sowels

BY MARTIN TRAVERS

Join an irreverent and theatrical band of acoustic, storytelling musicians.

A tragic group of travelling troubadours eternally damned to scratch out a living by playing forgotten village halls.

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Costumed and dramatically lit, with a lightweight set and little amplification, The Puir Sowels will be a foot-stomping, heart-breaking, thought-provoking musical experience which responds to contemporary problems such as affordable housing, NHS cuts and rural poverty.

This project is part of Braw Clan's Unlocking Scots programme - find out more about it here.

Join us for a rehearsed reading of The Puir Sowels in June 2025. Sign up for our newsletter to hear when it's on.

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The Puir Sowels

BY MARTIN TRAVERS

Meet an irreverent and theatrical band of acoustic, storytelling musicians.

A tragic group of travelling troubadours eternally damned to scratch out a living by playing forgotten village halls.

Costumed and dramatically lit, with a lightweight set and little amplification, The Puir Sowels will be a foot-stomping, heart-breaking, thought-provoking musical experience which responds to contemporary problems such as affordable housing, NHS cuts and rural poverty.

This project is part of Braw Clan's Unlocking Scots programme - find out more about it here.

Join us for a rehearsed reading of The Puir Sowels in June 2025. Sign up for our newsletter to hear when it's on.

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"Absolutely brilliant. I enjoyed every part as it unfolded. The three actors brought it to life."

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"Haunting and beautiful. Very atmospheric and the Scots had me hanging on every word."

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"One of the most powerful, affecting theatre experiences I've ever had."

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"Absolutely brilliant. I enjoyed every part as it unfolded. The three actors brought it to life."

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"Haunting and beautiful. Very atmospheric and the Scots had me hanging on every word."

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