Poppyland Songs; Life On A Cliff Edge is now AWARD WINNING!

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What an adventure these past 12 months have been, from having the podcast aired on BBC Radio Norfolk to winning a Norfolk Arts Award, this is just the begining for PLS. So many people have shown an interest and I hope to continue gathering stories from people across Poppyland so please get in touch if you have something to share. Also, if you haven't done so already, then check out the Poppyland Songs Podcast

Poppyland Songs; A Rural Idyll. Also available in most places you might find a podcast. You can also now buy the album (digital & CD) from Bandcamp or on my shop page on this site.


This project was inspired by my Great Great Aunt's journals from 1912-1914. She interviewed people living in the tiny village of Sidestrand where I also grew up. Within these journals are stories, songs, local lore and general life as told to her by these mostly very rural people. A beautiful window into life back then from the mouths of people who would otherwise have have been lost to time. These journals inspired me to compose music and research more about the area I grew up in.

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Email; poppylandsongs@gmail.com

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The Belfry Centre, Overstrand, Norfolk NR27 0NT




Bowjangles is on tour with Dracula in Space. All dates and info on Bowjangles website- www.bowjangles.org.



I've started to understand what 'being a musician' really means to me. So deeply embedded, I've always taken it for granted.
Songs from Poppyland Project. Live shows in September and October.