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, Claire Randles 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.


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Upcoming events

Vergine Gulbenkian tells The Old Woman and the Pilgrim

Online via Zoom,

The inspiration comes from Markandeya, the pilgrim, and his encounter with Vishnu.
And into that embrace, fall a couple of spacious, timeless wonder tales that have grown in me.

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01 October 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


There’s storytelling galore with Chris Bostock at Seaton Delaval Hall on Tuesday 5th October as part of their Open House Day and a haunting visit on Sunday 31 October celebrating Halloween


Film report of Tales of the Forgotten North

Here 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.



News from A Bit Crack Tellers

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.