Joanne Hogg

Joanne is the lead singer of the Celtic band Iona. She was born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, the daughter of a Presbyterian minister and a nurse. She studied medicine at Queen’s University Belfast, and following an audition at an arts … Continue reading 

Little Room Archives

Welcome to the Little Room archive pages, where you will find interesting projects, old and unusual news, photographs and the background stories (as well as some of the skeletons in the wardrobe!) of some of our artists and writers. From … Continue reading 

Ian Blythe

Growing up in the Nottingham and Derby area, Ian Blythe is an accomplished keyboard player, composer and choral arranger. His love of music and his songwriting work is combined with a busy corporate career in pharmaceuticals. He has shared a … Continue reading 

Phil Baggaley

I am married to Clare, we have a son called William and we hail from Derby, which is where Derby County F.C. come from. I say that because most people think they’re called Derby County nil! I played music from … Continue reading 

Katie Targett Adams

Katie’s distinct musical style is rooted in her Scottish ancestry. Her music is a unique blend of angelic vocals, accompanied by her Scottish folk harp, known as the Clarsach. She performs songs not only from her own Celtic homeland, but … Continue reading 

David Clifton

After a childhood filled with music as a choral scholar at Peterborough Cathedral, and studies in ceramics and education at college, David signed first to Red Bus/EMI music, then to PVK records with soul/folk singer Harvey Morgan in Indian Summer. … Continue reading