Introduction

LIVE MUSIC – Covid-19 update

July 2020 – the UK government has lifted restrictions on live outdoor music performances! Rachel is happy to accept bookings for outdoor gigs whilst maintaining strict protocols to ensure everybody’s health and well-being. Please click through here or email rachel*at*steelpan.co.uk for more information and current risk assessment. Obviously the situation remains fluid, but she looks forward to sharing her music with you soon.


Welcome to the website of Rachel Hayward. Her thirty-year involvement with pan music has resulted in an eclectic career; equally at home at Carnival or on the concert platform, Rachel is a uniquely experienced and qualified performer and facilitator. Click on the links to read her biography, view photos and find out how to book her to bring her unforgettable music to your event.


Rachel’s 2016 album is now available, more info here!


Read about Rachel’s involvement with Music For Youth


Playing Ray Holman’s ‘Carnival is for Woman’ (featured on Priestess of Pan).

Also from Priestess of Pan:

‘Only You’ – Yazoo

‘Grace Kelly’ – Mika

‘California Dreaming’ – The Mamas and the Papas

‘Margie’ – Lord Kitchener

popListen to Priestess of Pan on Spotify or buy the full version (including two exclusive tracks) here , or check out Rachel’s Youtube channel featuring many of her performances over the years here.