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

Tongues in Trees Workshop

Tongues in Trees Workshop

Apr 26, 2014 | No Comments

Malcolm Green

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 …

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The Thorn in the King’s Foot

The Thorn in the King’s Foot

May 1, 2014 | No Comments

Chris Bostock 

Friday 1st May, 7.30pm
Chillingham Arms, Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

Curses, crises, crowns and reconciliation.

Drawing on folk tales from near and far, Chris invites you to join him for a evening of dreaming and scheming. Your help …

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Ndanifor Concert for Water

Ndanifor Concert for Water

May 10, 2014 | No Comments

Watery Tales with A Bit Crack

Sunday 10th May, 4:30-7:45pm
St Teresa’s Church, Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

Watery Tales with A Bit Crack storytellers Malcolm Green and Chris Bostock. 4:30pm at King John’s Palace, Heaton Park.
£3 children, adults free…

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Storytelling and Peace

Storytelling and Peace

May 20, 2014 | No Comments

Inger Lise Oelrich

Wednesday 20th May, 7:30-9pm
Burnlaw Centre, Whitfield

Inger Lise Oelrich will host an evening exploring the role stories and storytelling can play in fostering peace in a wide variety of life situations. She will also share some …

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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.