Episode 002 – 17th February 2021
Our February theme is ‘Music As Activism’
This month, in a series of podcasts and online content, Pinky and Lucy explore how the personal and political overlap within folk music making it a perfect vehicle for activism. Together with esteemed guests, they laugh, question, cry, and laugh some more as they unravel the tensions between folk and feminism.
We chat about writing music with refugee women in Birmingham with Katy Rose Bennett & Lucy and songwriter Elie Rees exclusively premiere their feminist rewrite of traditional song ‘The Two Sisters’ plus Pinky and Lucy unpack what happened when the English Folk Dance & Song Society (EFDSS) plugged us on their Facebook page…