Owls on Tour!

Owl Babies is going on a tour…of Bradford Libraries! 

Throughout Easter, Sian Williams and I will be presenting a magical, playful story performance, for free, at libraries throughout the Bradford District. 

Watch baby owls, woodland creatures and a grumpy magpie…

Meal One is served!


I'm beyond happy to be working as Musical Director for 509Arts' first touring production of Meal One.

Based on the wonderfully absurd children's book written by Ivor Cutler in 1971, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, it tells the story…

Keep your eyes on the Stars!

Hot on the heels of the great DYCP news comes the news that the achingly wonderful Wrongsemble have commissioned me to write the music for two new projects, AND musically direct a third.

It's going to be a busy summer...

Arts Council Award

My application for the Arts Council’s Developing Your Creative Practice grant has been successful.  DYCP supports individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development.  I'm a bit blown away -…

Open Sesame!

The perpetually delightful Wrongsemble theatre company (in partnership with Bradford Literature Festival) have kindly invited me back to write the music for their latest project, Aladdin and the Stolen Stories

And it's completely free! 

It'll be launched on…

And...action!

Several months ago, Bradford Council opened applications to its Make: Film fund, looking for creative short films, made by contemporary storytellers based in Bradford district. 

Film-maker Jax Griffin, animator Lou Sumray and I submitted an application to fund a film…

I've been accepted!

The Ivors Academy is the home of all songwriters and composers. For over 70 years they've represented music creators in the UK, and bestowed the biggest honours in the industry to giants of modern composition and songwriting. 

So I'm pinching…

HUMBUG!

I’m so happy to be writing the theme music for Wrongsemble’s new production, HUMBUG

HUMBUG is a set of short online films, set at Christmas, that create a narrative which families can watch from home.  The script is…

Back to the Nineties

Look at this bad boy.  My latest studio kit is probably also the oldest.

What, oh what, is he thinking?!, I hear you scream. 

Well, while super clear, high quality monitoring is essential, some of the best sound engineers keep…

Speakers!

Today I'm embarrassingly over-excited to introduce my new studio speakers, or Near-Field Monitors, if I'm going to report this properly.

After an all too typical flurry of obsessive research, I decided upon a pair of Yamaha HS5s.  I chose…

This is Our Leaver's Song

It’s great to be working with Year Six pupils at St Columba’s and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary Schools, Bradford, on their School Leaver’s Songs. 

Local Drama Teacher and Writer Sian Willams and I have been meeting with small Year Six…

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