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.


Stories for ‘Interesting Times’ with Anthony Nanson

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

We live in ‘interesting times’. We might prefer otherwise, but here we are. How can stories help? Let’s take a tour of some other times and places in search of stories that inspire hope – and not only hope but the thing that makes hope possible: kindness.

Chris Bostock: The Storyteller

As part of  Exhibition Park Cafe's summer season Chris will be lighting up the bandstand with free storytelling sessions.

The Golden Apples of the Sun – open night

Open to all comers to share your wonder, wisdom or wealth of knowledge through stories. Celebrate summer and your dreams in this ever changing world.

Medusa – Gary Cordingley

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

“Gary Cordingley takes an ancient Greek myth of power and betrayal and drags it by its hair into the 21st century in a brave, searching, extraordinary storytelling performance."
Content Warnings: Explicit reference to sexual abuse and rape.

A Crack in the Pennines

The Old Chapel, Coanwood

Richard and Jill will be welcoming Chris Bostock, Nick Hennesy, Malcolm Green and other friends to an afternoon and evening of story telling at the Old Chapel in the Pennines on Saturday 24th September. All welcome.

Autumnal Stories – Open Night

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

Join us for another Open Night of Autumnal Stories when voices can flow from the floor - the air can be rich with memories and dreams and wonders can be shared.
We do hope one of them will be yours.

Cracking On

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. The storytellers: Chris Adriaanse from Berwick on Tweed and Maja Bumberak from […]

Welcome the New Year

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

Join us for an Open Night full of voices from the floor to give ourselves a bright start to 2023.

Dog Almighty – Emily Hennessey

The Chillingham Arms 89-91 Chillingham Rd, Heaton

Wild, irreverent, stupid, wise, dangerous and outrageously rude, Coyote has questions. Big Questions. Looking for answers he crosses land and sky, pisses down rabbit holes, vomits up his siblings, cheats death, shits and shags and wreaks havoc everywhere he goes. Emily Hennessey celebrates the great Native American trickster, the original creator and fool, riffing on […]