- Start: Friday 26 July - 20:30
- Auditorium: Outside Space
This performance is free and admittance will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.
If you’d like to book the barbecue, click Buy Tickets above. Please note the barbecue must be pre-booked by midday of the day before.
Your pre-booked barbecue food will be available from 7.30pm.
Anna Neale is a multi-talented singer/songwriter, composer, producer and musician. Anna has toured the world, released three albums and an EP independently to critical acclaim, written songs for other artists, radio and TV advertising, and provided vocals for many TV animations, songs and adverts. Her latest album Wide Sky received a 5 star review in national music magazine RnR. (Rock n Reel). The album features performances from Syrianmusicians, as well as singers from English National Opera (ENO). Fusing together Middle Eastern music with Western pop, it continues the world music theme featured in her previous critically acclaimed album River Man.
Anna is an elected member of The Ivors Academy Songwriter Committee and is a mentor for the SheGrows mentoring scheme in partnerships with the Musicians Union and SheSaidSo. As well as her composing and performing credits, Anna has worked with musicians as diverse as Gary Brooker (Procol Harum), Patch Hannan (The Sundays), Dave Rowntree (Blur), the English National Opera chorus (ENO), Senegalese virtuoso Jali Fily Cissokho and Syrian musicians Raghad Haddad and Rami Merhi.
"One of the UK's leading acoustic artists." London Live Review, UK
"Imagine, for a moment, what it must have been like to hear Kate Bush for the first time, and know for sure that tectonic plates are shifting beneath you? Wide Sky may have started at a sunset, but it ends at infinity." ★★★★★ Andrew Darlington, RnR Magazine, UK
“(Wide Sky) reminds me how I felt the very first time I heard Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. Like then, I feel this is a very special piece of work. Many congratulations." Dan Chisholm, BBC Broadcaster
Roast vegetable frittata (v)
BBQ Fennel & black olive dressing (v)