Since a young age, Philippa knew that making music was all she wanted to do.
As a child she would join her Irish folk singer father Pat on stage.
And her musical family includes Stuart Zender, who has played with Jamiroquai and Mark Ronson).
Her material draws on her own childhood and her Christian faith
Since the independent release of her debut album in 2007, Philippa Hanna has grown to be one of the most engaging and inspiring songwriters in the UK.
She has since supported Lionel Richie, Wet Wet Wet and X-Factor star Rebecca Ferguson on tour.
She is at The Crossing on Saturday, September 5 at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £5 from The Crossing on 01909 473375.