Eleanor Dawson

Eleanor Dawson grew up in Bay Roberts, NL where she developed a life- long interest in the history, folklore and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador. One of the founders of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, Eleanor has a particular interest in traditional singing and has a vast repertoire of songs from the English, Irish and Newfoundland traditions. She is currently co-host of the monthly St. John’s Song Circle at the Crow’s Nest officer’s Club in St. John’s.