LJ, who has just released number one bestseller Cragside - the sixth novel in the DCI Ryan thriller series - will be taking part in the World of Words at WOMAD
, which is now in its 35th year.
We performed in Abu Dhabi with Womad
three years ago.
In 1983 Kanda played WOMAD
in the UK and his international reputation was born.
These are from eastern Iran, from a village near the desert," she told host Roger de Wolf and the assembled crowd at Taste the World stage at Womad
, a festival of traditional music and dance, as she unwrapped the fruit, brought with her from the Middle East.
He had been scheduled to perform at the Womad
music festival at Charlton Park, Wiltshire, next month.
Prince Harry donned a yellow Angry Birds hat as he played ping-pong at the Womad
(World of Music and Dance) music festival in Wiltshire, England.
celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer, and organisers have pulled out all the stops to attract artists such as Jimmy Cliff, Hugh Masekela, Ane Brun, Raghu Dixit and Robert Plant, and new band Sensational Shape Shifters, featuring musicians from the UK, the US and Gambia.
com) and the Womad
Festival in Wiltshire on Sunday July 29 (full details from 0118 960 6060 or www.
She will be supported by Ruthinbased band The Bear Beats, who recently played the Womad
festival and supported Jackie Oates in March at the Flintshire folk venue.
The UAE's 'festival of festivals' is being held organised by Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (Adach) in collaboration with UK-based Womad