Award winning Singer/Songwriter Claire Hastings visits Suffolk

Described as “A genuine treat” by FATEA magazine, Glasgow based folksinger, songwriter, ukulele player and guitarist Claire Hastings made a name for herself on the folk scene by winning BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year in 2015.

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Since then she has toured throughout the UK, Europe and New Zealand as both a solo artist and with her band and has shared the stage with the likes of Lulu, Jamie Cullum, Deacon Blue and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Claire’s debut album ‘Between River and Railway’ was released in 2016 to critical acclaim. (Exquisite - Songlines) Her much-anticipated second album ‘Those Who Roam’ (sublime - Liverpool Sound and Vision) was released at Celtic Connections 2019 and features traditional and original songs under the theme of journeys.

“Claire does more than simply sing a song, she takes you to the story and sits you comfortably right beside the singer” FOLK RADIO UK

She has a strong ability to portray a story through song, and is known for her varied repertoire and natural, effortless Scots voice. She will be performing at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield on Thursday 30th May, accompanied by guitarist Aidan Moodie, for a wonderful evening of songs and stories.

Tickets are £12 (£11 concessions) and are available in person from the box office, by phone (01502 589726) and online at


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