17. Seckou Keita and Jackie Morris

Sat 1 Jul 2023
8:00pm - 10:00pm | Hellens Manor - Event has now taken place.

The alchemy of music, words and pigment are celebrated here in a performance by Seckou Keita and Jackie Morris, which will leave you spellbound and dreaming.

Since their first meeting along with the Spell Songs collective, these two incredible artists have forged a special friendship. This one-off performance celebrates Jackie’s latest book, Feather, Leaf, Bark and Stone.  Seckou Keita is one of the finest exponents of the kora (West African harp) and a compelling performer. He was awarded Musician of the Year at the  BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, in 2019. ” His latest album African Rhapsodies, is released in May 2023. The artist, illustrator and poet Jackie Morris won the Kate Greenaway medal, also in 2019. Her collaboration with Robert Macfarlane on The Lost Words and with the Spell Songs collective has brought her love of the natural world to a huge international audience. Her live painting performances are spellbinding.  Interval with bar.

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