Local Voices; An Evening of Delight

14th July, 2019By Claire RandlesBlog
Three local tellers and a musician came together and gave us an evening of absolute delight.
From tales of cowboys to the struggle of the miners ,to shape shifting and wonder seemingly incongruous but linked together seamlessly  because each story …

Carried Away in Story

14th July, 2019By Claire RandlesBlog

Back at the Cobalt after having to host our events at other venues, feels like a homecoming. I do like the way that the building tucked away as it is, is still no distance from the city centre. It’s an …

If Not now, When?

2nd June, 2019By Claire RandlesBlog

As we drift into an unprecedented crisis for our beautiful planet earth with climate change, mass extinctions and threats to the very survival of humanity, what role is there for the storyteller?

It is on the agenda for sure with …

Price Restructure April 2019

15th March, 2019By Claire RandlesBlog

Having kept our current prices for as long as we can remember, it is now time to make some changes to the cost of our evenings. This has taken much thought and debate and we continue to be committed to …

Summer Love Open Night

10th July, 2018By Chris BostockBlog

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

25th May, 2018By Chris BostockBlog

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

2nd May, 2018By Chris BostockBlog

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 …