Louise Jordan is a UK based songwriter and performer with a Masters in Human Rights and 10 years’ experience touring the UK & Europe. Self-accompanied on guitar and keyboard, Louise has released 7 recordings gaining national radio play on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show & Radio 4.
In 2016 Louise began touring her critically acclaimed one woman show ‘No Petticoats Here’ about extraordinary women of the First World War and in 2018 created ‘The Hard Way: the story of working class suffragette Hannah Mitchell’. In 2020, Louise launched ‘Florence’ to celebrate the many inspirational achievements of Florence Nightingale in the 200th year since Florence’s birth. 2021 saw the launch of Louise’s new project ‘Pop-Up Pedestal‘ challenging audiences to consider who is commemorated in our public spaces and why.
Commissioned by UK Parliament, Dreadnought South West, the V&A Museum & Groninger Museum, Louise has worked with such organisations as the National Trust and University of Oxford to share her approach to opening the history books and sharing hidden women’s histories through song.
Louise is grateful to have received support from Arts Council England, the English Folk Dance and Song Society and Help Musicians UK.