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

Stories of the Forest from A Bit Crack and Friends.

The Chillingham Arms, 89-91 Chillingham Rd
Heaton, NE6 5XL
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Another special evening of stories from Chris Bostock and friends of A Bit Crack.

We hope to "go live"  this evening and,  in an exciting new venture for us, we will attempt to live stream as well so those of you who can't make the live event won't miss out.

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05 November 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Nick Hennessey is “In and Among: Wandering about The Edge.”

The Chillingham Arms, 89-91 Chillingham Rd
Heaton, NE6 5XL
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£8.00

Telling stories about the Cheshire village of his childhood, Alderley Edge, Nick will share histories, geographies and memories that circle slowly inwards to the hill that holds a secret. This is a journey into the mind of a place and a place of the mind.

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03 December 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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There’s storytelling galore with Chris Bostock at Seaton Delaval Hall   with a haunting visit on Sunday 31 October celebrating Halloween

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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.

https://vimeo.com/129795615

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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.