Summer Love Open Night

10 July 2018Blog

Last week we had a fabulous open night at the monthly A Bit Crack storytelling evening. Themed ‘Summer Love’, we heard a fabulous collection of stories from a local Northumberland folk tale to stories from Canada, Japan and worlds beyond! …

A Story Sharing Evening

25 May 2018Blog

We held a story sharing evening in May round us discussing the cultural ownership of stories and what we learn from the stories we tell. Stories are truly air plants, that grow with their telling. We visited a Carpenter’s last …

BLOG 2018

2 May 2018Blog

New Beginnings – We’ve started to review how we develop A Bit Crack Storytelling and are gathering bright minds to steer us into the future.

Soup has been shared, tea has been drunk, dreams are being dreamed. Do come and …

The Thorn in the King’s Foot

1 May 2014Events Archive 2,659 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 …


12 April 2014Tales of the Forgotten North: Blog 2,792 Comments


Friday 14th March 2014
The Road sign that announces that you have arrived at Castle ( long gone unfortunately) Carrock clearly says Please Dance. This is a trick because the locals clearly also want you to sing, smile and …