ABOUT

Sophie Crawford is a folk musician and theatre maker from London.
Her debut album ‘Silver Pin’ was released in 2018 and was Mainly Norfolk’s 2018 album of the year.

As a performer she has worked on the West End (War Horse, Amelie the Musical) and toured internationally (Translunar Paradise). 

As a theatre maker she is currently undertaking the Arts Council Funded ‘Meemaw Project’ and the Instep funded project ‘Castle Building’ exploring the links between sign language and step dancing.

She is the co-founder of Queer Folk, which promotes awareness of LGBTQIA+ history in traditional culture. Queer Folk has received support and is undertaking residencies with The Alan Surtees Trust, the EFDSS, Britten Pears Foundation and The Sage Gateshead.

She is the co-founder of BOYZ a drag king band which is performing its next show on 25th november at Streatham Space

She runs the Harrison Singaround, an open, free singing session which takes place on the last Saturday of every month, 2-5pm at the Harrison.

She is interested in women’s history, queer history, traditional music, dance, drag and the way all of these things intersect.

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