A Bit Crack Storytelling promotes and celebrates oral storytelling for adult audiences in the north-east of England. Run by storytellers Chris Bostock, Malcolm Green, Pascale Konyn and Pat Renton to share our delight in stories. Through regular storytelling events, projects and workshops we create platforms for audiences to enjoy the wonder of listening to a story well told.

Events coming up

Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling Workshop

Mar 28, 2014 | No Comments

Saturday 28th March, 10-4:30pm
Seven Stories: National Centre for Children’s Books,
Newcastle upon Tyne

Chris Bostock leads a Storytelling Workshop as part of our project Tales of the Forgotten North.

A Bit Crack – Storytelling promote the art of oral …

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Pascale Konyn: Bread and Roses

Pascale Konyn: Bread and Roses

Mar 28, 2014 | No Comments

Saturday 28th March, 7-11pm
The Tower Cafe, Stepney Road
Ouseburn, NE2 1TZ

Storytelling at The Tower Cafe – a night of intriguing tales told by Pascale Konyn with musician James Gillespie. Come along for a relaxed evening and enjoy tasty …

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Emily Hennessey: Loki

Emily Hennessey: Loki

Apr 3, 2014 | No Comments

Friday 3rd April, 7.30pm
Chillingham Arms, Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

Scandalous god, shape-shifter, wheeler-dealer, seducer and assassin… you can’t live with him, and the world can’t exist without him.

In the dark North where Gods and Giants hammer the world …

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Tongues in Trees Workshop

Tongues in Trees Workshop

Apr 26, 2014 | No Comments

Sunday April 26th, 10-5.00pm
Burnlaw Centre, Whitfield

Stories of the Land
Malcolm Green will lead a workshop exploring stories of the land around Burnlaw. Nature is full of stories whether it be the coming of the cuckoo, an old folktale, …

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Film from our Land Journey 2014

As the winter draws in and our toes feel the cold, bathe in the warmth of our journey in June. Many thanks to filmmaker Christo Wallers for his ever fantastic work and to all the walkers who agreed to take part and who became such wonderful advocates for the project. We couldn’t have dreamed of a better bunch of folk!

 

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News from A Bit Crack Tellers

Chris Bostock announces second year of Snow Bear

Chris’ winter show with Ken Patterson will tour again November 2015 – January 2016.
More information here.

Northumberland Folk Tales by Malcolm Green

With illustrations by Rachel Edwards, this book brings to life the rich history of Northumberland Folk Tales.
More information here.