An Evening with Michael Harvey

Online via Zoom,

We are honoured to present one of the foremost tellers of today;  Michael Harvey. Michael is a familiar figure on the storytelling scene and has travelled all over the world telling traditional stories to audiences of all ages. We are delighted that he will be joining us. All in the course of the evening  we […]

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02 October 2020

Into The Blue

with Storytellers from A Bit Crack Storytelling Friday 6th of May, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  INTO THE BLUE A quartet of quipsters bring you stories for a new beginning. The voices of A Bit Crack  will tell legends, old and new, of creation and transformation as we celebrate […]

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06 May 2016

The Magician’s Apprentice

With Sally Pomme Clayton Friday 3rd of June, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  What happens when magic goes wrong? Performance storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton rummages through hats and rabbits, smoke and mirrors, wands and tarot cards, searching for spells. She conjures powerful female magicians from fragments […]

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03 June 2016

Rites of passage re-written…

With Catherine Heinemeyer Friday 2nd September, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  Suitable for 13+ (young people very welcome) I have been in a foreign country these last three years, though I have rarely wandered far from home.  It’s a country I remember, but it has changed: adolescence. […]

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02 September 2016

ATLANTA

      With Ben Haggarty Friday 4th November, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  A retelling of the myth of Atalanta – a fierce tale of a remarkable virgin hunter and devotee of Artemis who sure as hell doesn’t want to have anything to do with men... […]

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04 November 2016

The Howken Field

With Nick Hennessey Friday 3rd February, 7:30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  "Beneath the low sky there is a field. At its edge two ravens speak of families and feuds, of those that have fallen and of those yet to be born into the world of the hollow wind. […]

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03 February 2017

The Sunlight of the Gods

With Chris Bostock Friday 3rd March, 7:30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  Tales from the Norse mythology   Join us on a great saga. Holiday with us in the far North. Hear something of the ancient eddas, the poems that carry the stories of the Norse Gods and […]

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03 March 2017

Iron Age, Iron Horse

With Pascale Konyn & Chris Jones 25th March 2017  1pm  -  4pm Elsdon Village Hall Elsdon Northumberland NE19 1AA  Join us in Elsdon, one of the most historic villages of Northumberland National Park for an afternoon to stir your imagination and spark your creativity..... Chris Jones, Historic Environment Officer for Northumberland National Park, will begin […]

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25 March 2017

Love In The Shadows

With Sally Pomme Clayton Friday 7th April, 7:30pm Chillingham Arms Chillingham Road Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 5XN   Dust off  your heart, dance with the devil. Kiss in the dark, a romantic revel. Under the stars, abandon your woes, Venus in furs, love in the shadows! Love in the Shadows is sheer, […]

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07 April 2017

The Moon’s Two Wives and other tales for dark times

With Helen East & Rick Wilson Friday 5th May, 7:30pm Chillingham Arms Chillingham Road Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 5XN Please Note Change Of Venue Storyteller Helen East and percussionist Rick Wilson, major figures in the storytelling revival, create a dynamic combination of words, rhythm, movement and music. Narrative meanders in and out […]

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05 May 2017

Gone Cuckoo

 With Joshua & Malcolm Green Friday 2nd June, 7:30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP Stories and Songs of a Secret Messenger It’s shortly after dawn at RAF Fyingdales on the North York Moors and a male cuckoo soon to be named Vigilamus is having a 4.5 gm transmitter […]

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02 June 2017