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February 2018

The Missing Lynx

2nd February, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

with Daniel Allison & Lally O'Keeffe Friday 2nd February, 7:30pm PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE Corner House Hotel  Heaton Road Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE6 5RP Wolves, bears and lynx once roamed the hills and forests of Britain. Is it time for them to return? Here, we add mythic voice to the debate, telling tales from near and far that illuminate these mysterious hunters, woven together with folk song and the hypnotic sounds of the didgeridoo and hang…

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April 2018

Open Night: Step Into Spring

6th April, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

With Storytellers Various  Friday 6th April, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  Spring is in the air, time to raise your head, like the flowers pushing their heads out of the earth to dance in the sunlight - so  what better way to spend the evening than sharing stories in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere?  Maybe you even have a story you'd like to share? If you’ve never told a story before or even if…

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May 2018

The Custom of the Sea

2nd May, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

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, of caution and recklessness. Tales of the people who have faced the challenges of the sea. George Pollard set out from Nantucket Island on his…

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The Perfect Moment with Sita Brand

4th May, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

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 true, some bold. journey with Sita across Asia and Europe in search of tales of wit and wisdom.   Sita has been telling stories since…

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June 2018

Searching For The Light

1st June, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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 and some to turn to the future. To find out where this search has taken Chris Bostock   and Pascale Konyn and discover your own…

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July 2018

Open Night: Summer Love

6th July, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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With Storytellers Various  Friday 6th July, 7pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  This is the night where anyone (that means you!) can tell a story, sing a song, share a joke. Maybe you have a story you’d like to share? If you’ve never told a story before or even if you have this is a great place to start – the only condition is that you don’t read anything. There is a theme for…

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August 2018

Open Night: Travelling Light

3rd August, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

With Storytellers Various  Friday 3rd August, 7.30pm Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP  This is the night where anyone (that means you!) can tell a story, sing a song, share a joke. Maybe you have a story you’d like to share? If you’ve never told a story before or even if you have, this is a great place to start – the only condition is that you don’t read anything. There is a theme for…

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September 2018

The Depths of the Ocean

7th September, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

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 Evans was first introduced to traditional storytelling shortly before leaving school and a passion for the art form soon developed. After winning the 'Young Storyteller of the Year' award in 2014, Jake has been forging a career…

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October 2018

Standing On The Threshold

5th October, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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 beast. Join us as we teeter on the edge.   £8 / £5  Concessions

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November 2018

Open Night: November, November, A Night to Remember

2nd November, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

With Storytellers Various Friday 2nd November, 7:30pm  Cobalt Studio 10-16 Boyd St Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE2 1AP What better way to celebrate the mysteries of Autumn than sharing stories, songs, a joke or a poem with friendly folk? If you’ve never told a story before or if you have this is a great place to start – the only condition is that you don’t read anything. And if you don’t want to tell anything, just come and…

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December 2018

I Know Not

7th December, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cobalt Studio, 10-16 Boyd St
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AP United Kingdom

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 within each and every being? Who is Shams El Tabrizi, what is the essence of his relationship to Mawlana Jalal Al Din Rumi? How did…

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January 2019

‘New Beginnings’ Open Night

January 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cobalt Studio, 10-16 Boyd St
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1AP United Kingdom

Join us to welcome in the new year, our first storytelling night of the year will be to celebrate all of your stories. Whether it's a personal anecdote or an ancient tale, a story of deep wisdom or profound foolishness, come along for a cosy evening of stories, the best antidote to a cold winter's night. All welcome whether you are here to listen or to tell... £5  

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