Grace petrie

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Grace Petrie is a folk singer, songwriter, and activist from Leicester. She exploded on to the national protest scene in 2010 with the emotive anthem Farewell to Welfare, which captured perfectly the spirit of the new wave of dissent in austerity Britain. Since then, she has written, recorded and

toured relentlessly.


Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered have won over audiences everywhere, and she has quietly become one of the most respected and prolific songwriters working in the UK today.


Grace has collaborated with some of the most respected names in folk, including Leon Rosselson, Roy Bailey and Peggy Seeger. She’s been on national tours supporting Emmy the Great, Billy Bragg and comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long, and made a string of festival appearances including Latitude, Glastonbury and a main stage performance at Vancouver Folk Festival to round off her Canadian tour. She is a frequent guest on BBC Radio 4’s the Now Show and has appeared on Channel 4’s Random Acts, and has been featured in The Guardian, Diva Magazine and the Independent on Sunday’s 2013 Pink List of influential LGBT figures.

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