BRIDGWATER Arts Centre is set to welcome Emily Portman and Rob Harbron for a promotional event on Friday April 14 2023 at 8pm. 

The due will be promoting their Time Was Away album which was released in November 2022.

They are probably best known for their work with the Furrow Collective, and this is the first time that they have worked together as a duo.  

Emily Portman has been hailed by Uncut magazine as "one of the new folk scene’s most beguiling presences”.

Bridgwater Mercury: Bridgwater Arts Centre to welcome Emily Portman and Rob HarbronBridgwater Arts Centre to welcome Emily Portman and Rob Harbron (Image: Bridgwater Arts Centre)

Folk Radio has described their album as “beautifully tender and wonderfully atmospheric, a treat for the ears.”

Another review said: “The album is a  quietly powerful masterwork that deftly treads the tightrope between contemporary and timeless.”

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You can also contact Dave Edney:

To book, phone 01278 422700. Tickets cost £15.