A Wee Bird Was Watching with Kate Leiper and Karine Polwart


This exquisite retelling of a folk tale of how the robin got its red breast is a collaboration between acclaimed artist Kate Leiper and renowned singer/songwriter Karine Polwart.  Kate’s work has featured in major collections of Scottish folk and fairy tales, including Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales and Book of the Howlat, whilst Karine’s latest album Wind Resistance was voted Best Music and Sound entry at Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2017.

Chair: Jane Meagher

Sunday 7th October 2.00-3.00pm                                                     LIBRARY DOWNSTAIRS 

Tickets for all Portobello Book Festival events are free and can be picked up from Portobello Library in Rosefield Avenue.

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