Singer and harpist Rachel Newton specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs
in both English and Scottish Gaelic as well as writing and performing her own
instrumental pieces. In 2017, she was awarded Musician of the Year at the BBC
Radio 2 Folk Awards.
A skilled collaborator, Rachel is a founder member of the successful UK folk bands
The Shee and The Furrow Collective. She also plays fiddle and viola and works
across a range of performance platforms including theatre and storytelling.