Ribbon Road - Paper Dolls (Songs on Trauma)

Date and time: 

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 17:30


Robert Boyle Lecture Room Armstrong Building, Newcastle University Queen Victoria Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU

At this free event, Ribbon Road launch their latest collection of songs Paper Dolls, which explores the condition of trauma. It is based on a research collaboration with Newcastle University and a group of domestic abuse survivors at My Sisters Place (Middlesbrough). Ribbon Road are known for their beautifully crafted songs that draw on folk music's long tradition and focus on hard-hitting contemporary social issues. The event includes the performance of nine songs, with discussion of trauma led by Prof Rachel Pain and research participants.