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September 2019

Kerima Mohideen: If The Trees Could Speak

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cobalt Studio, 10-16 Boyd St
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AP United Kingdom
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Tales of Epic struggles in the Dandaka Forest The Ramayana is one of India`s great epic tales and widely known throughout South Asia. However, is this story as it is traditionally told, all there is to tell?  Who were the demons?  What was the war really about?  Where are the women`s voices? The Dandaka Forest in Eastern India is the setting for the Ramayana. Today the Dandaka Forest is again the site of bitter struggle. If the trees could speak,…

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October 2019

To Dream The Impossible Dream

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Corner House, 317 Heaton Rd
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5QD
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Chris Bostock speaks in stories. From Thor’s trails in the land of the Giants to Perseus pursuing his lofty goals -  from Percival’s pursuit of the Holy Grail to Coyote’s search in the land of the Dead, there are hero’s reaching out to fulfil their dreams. What were they and what are we seeking? - this is our quest. The writer Joseph Campbell wrote :  Heros venture forth from the world of our common day into the regions of supernatural…

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November 2019

Open Night – Span The World With Stories

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Chillingham Arms, 89-91 Chillingham Rd
Heaton, NE6 5XL
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Come with a story or come to listen, share what ever it is that brings us together. Open to all with Voices from the floor. £6 on the door

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December 2019

Maja Bumberak with Martin Manasse: Tales of Truthful Enchantment

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Chillingham Arms, 89-91 Chillingham Rd
Heaton, NE6 5XL
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In Hungary they say there is a place, where butter and cream cheese grow on trees… True or false?  Come and find out when you join us for an evening with Maja and Martin. First we take a journey to the world of tales born in the Carpathian Basin, where you can meet the shepherd who always told the truth, and discover that Hungarians and English have things in common… In the second part of the evening Maja will introduce us to…

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