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

Walking Two Feet Below The Earth

Walking Two Feet Below The Earth

Jul 3, 2014 | No Comments

With Helen East and Rick Wilson

Friday 3rd July, 7.30
Chillingham Arms, Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

Our landscape is layered with stories –the more we know, the more we belong, the more we come to see the invisible heart of …

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Open Night – Sizzling Stories

Open Night – Sizzling Stories

Aug 29, 2014 | No Comments

With Storytellers Various

Friday  7th August, 7.30pm
Chillingham Arms, Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

What better way to while away a summer evening than sharing stories, songs, a joke or a poem with friendly folk? If you’ve never told a story …

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State of Matter

State of Matter

Sep 4, 2014 | No Comments

 

With Vergine Gulbenkian

Friday 4th September, 7.30
Chillingham Arms, Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

‘State of Matter’ is a show about burning – inflamed by a 17th century love-epic told by Armenian and Turkish bards, held by an Armenian wonder

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Night Visit

Night Visit

Sep 17, 2014 | No Comments

With

Sally Pomme Clayton – story

Panos Ghikas – sound
Fotios Begklis – film 

A séance of live sounds, images, stories – summoning ghosts

17 September 2015 

Northern Stage, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

“I’d heard my Grandfather’s stories of spirits many

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Film report of Tales of the Forgotten North

Her is our final film report for Tales of the Forgotten North. This film gives you an overview of our two years spent exploring Northumberland and the North Pennines, digging deep into the earths history and uncovering new stories shared along the way. For more in depth films of each year of our journey take a look at Dreaming the Land 2013 and 2014.

https://vimeo.com/129795615

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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.