The Custom of the Sea

with Richard Birmingham Friday 2nd March, 7:30pm PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE Corner House Hotel Heaton Road Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 5RP Richard Birmingham, once a fisherman, once a boat builder, once a sailor of the seven seas, now has tales to tell. Tales of courage and fear, of strength and failing, […]

The Perfect Moment with Sita Brand

Friday 4th May, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP    "Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” ― Henry David Thoreau   An adventure through stories, new and old, some […]

Searching For The Light

With Chris Bostock & Pascale Konyn Friday 1st June, 7:30pm   Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP The search for wisdom has led people to travel the world, sailing the seas, climbing mountains or walking in the desert. It's a search that leads some to look into the past […]

The Depths of the Ocean

With Jake Evans Friday 7th September, 7:30pm PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE Corner House Hotel  Heaton Road Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 5RP A vibrant and evocative selection of traditional and true stories from across the high seas with the focal point of Shackleton Endurance Expedition, join us for a night of heroic feats and adventure. Jake […]

Standing On The Threshold

With Malcolm Green & Pat Renton   Friday 5th October, 7:30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP An evening of liminal stories betwixt and between one world and another; the light and the dark, the wild and the domestic, the living and the dead , the man and the […]

I Know Not

Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St, Newcastle upon Tyne

An Evening Of Sufi Stories With Chirine El Ansary Friday 7th December, 7:30pm  Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP Who knows that a woman, an 8th century poet, is at the source of sufism? Who remembers the 9th century muslim mystic who was executed for declaring that God was […]

Tamar Williams:  Three Around Three/Tri o Bob Try   

The Corner House 317 Heaton Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne

A new commission supported by the Gwobr Esyllt Harker Award and premiered at Beyond the Border 2018. A bilingual solo performance piece that interweaves story, song and spoken word, it is a retelling of the first branch of the Mabinogion. Crossing between two worlds, we journey step by step with a woman from the Otherworld, Rhiannon, […]

Sarah Liisa Wilkinson : The Girl, the Snake Witch, and the Grinning Castle

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

Sarah Liisa Wilkinson tells a fairy tale from Finland – that travels from lake to sea, to the middle of the forest, and right into the fiery heat of the sauna… Sarah Liisa Wilkinson is an English-Finnish storyteller, who delights audiences with her always engaging, energetic and playful performance style. She is a member of […]

Cracking On Story Sharing.

Online via Zoom

Cracking on sessions present an opportunity for a group of people to explore what a story means to them in discussion with others. The sessions are designed to be informal and relaxed. There are usually between 6 and 16 people at a session, so places are limited so contact us for a place and the zoom code.

Under The Greenwood Tree: Chris Bostock, Malcolm Green and Martin Manasse with music from The Storytellers Street Band.

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

Join us as we cross the portal into the earthy world, where the stories are grown from rich, deep, dark humus, nourished by the silence of recent months. We will also be crossing that other portal of meeting each other eye to eye and face to face after a long absence.
We look forward to greeting you all.

Cracking On Story Sharing.

Online via Zoom

This month we are excited to welcome Heather and Nerrisa to share stories that interest and inspire them.

It's free to join in, but you do need to reserve a place and get a zoom code.
Contact Malcom via our contact form  Before January 18th please.

Tales on a Summer Night

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

Join us for a for a evening of stories from Chris Bostock,  and Sara Parker-Fuller with music from the Little Big Blue Band.
Run with the black fox and the three hunters, dive with a fisherman and a seal, ride with a more of power and shudder at the story of the Lindworm.

£8.00