2019 Headline Storytellers were:

 

Liz Weir MBE Taffy Thomas MBE

Sef Townsend Hugh Lupton

Paul JacksonBaden Prince



Friday 14th June



17:45 - 21:00 - Paid Session 1


17:45 - Music with Holly D Johnston


18:00 - Opening Address


18:15 - Welcome Tales - Andy Jennings, Paul Jackson, Su Squire - MC Jan Williams


19:00 - Bookshop Open. Storytellers Work for Sale


19:15 - New Voices - Reforged - Chris Richardson - MC Jan Williams


20:15 - Music from Holly D Johnston


20:30 - Love Bites - Hannah Brailsford - MC Andy Jennings


21:15 - Paul Jackson & Jonathan Lambert (kora and flute)


21:30 - 23:00 - Paid Session 2


21:30 - A Taster for the Weekend - Liz Weir MBE - MC Andy Jennings


22:00 - Music With Holly D Johnston


22:15 - The Hanging of a Mouse - Hugh Lupton - MC Andy Jennings



23:00 Nightime Tales (Outside, Campsite) - Tell your stories with Shane Ibbs!


Saturday 15th June


10:00 - 17:30 - Donations Welcome

MAIN HALL

11:00 - Blossoming Stories - Tell your tales! Names selected from a hat 
with Carl Merry and Gerry Donlon

12:30 - East Anglian Tales - The Maria told by Paul Jackson - MC Shane Ibbs

13:30 - Break

13:45 - Family Stories told by Taffy Thomas MBE - MC Carl Merry

14:45 - New Fabulation Storytellers tell their tales - Josh Harris, Lisa NcNulty, Nicky Day & Sarah Beavins - MC Jonathan Lambert

16:15 - Music with Joe Lees and Simon

16:30 - An interview with Sef Townsend - MC Glenys Newton

16:45 - Family Stories told by Sef Townsend - MC Glenys Newton

17:45 - An interview with Taffy Thomas MBE - MC Holly D Johnston


SMALL ROOM

10:00 - Workshop - It's Fine to Sign - With Krystle Graver - MC Lisa McNulty. All Welcome.

11:00 - An interview with Hugh Lupton

11:15 - The Poor Man and The Czar - Russian Stories with Hugh Lupton - MC Sarah Beavins

11:45 - Fabulation Teller, Barrie de Lara tells his tales! - MC Sarah Beavins

12:15 - Everyone Has a Story! Names selected from a hat with Lisa McNulty and Nicky Day.

14:00 -  Fabulation Teller, Sarah Walker tells her tales! - MC Barrie De Lara

14:30  -  Storytellers from around the country! - Martin Manasse, Tony Finn, Emily Hanna

Grazebrook, Janet Dowling, Belinda McKenna - With MC's Sarah Walker and Barrie de Lara.

17:00 - Close


OUTSIDE

10:00 - Children's Stories with Barrie de Lara and Su Squire.

11:00 - Fabulation Storytellers tell their tales - Holly D Johnston, Malcolm Busby and Baden Prince.

12:30 - Children's Storyround - Children tell their tales! Budding young storytellers can tell their 

stories with Hannah Brailsford and Emily Hanna Grazebrook. 

13:15 - Break/Music

13:45 - Bookshop Open. Storytellers Work for Sale

14:15 - Music with Joe Lees and Simon

14:45 - Fabulation Storytellers tell their tales - with Suzanne Arnold, Carl Merry, Shane Ibbs, and Gerry Donlon.

16:45 - Close


VILLAGE STORYWALK, Meet Outside 15:00


15:00 - A gentle walk around the village of Elmswell and the Church, stopping to hear tales of

the area and it's people - with Jan Williams and Shane Ibbs


11:15 - 12:15 MEET THE CLUBS - Society For Stotytelling Yurt, Outside


Society For Storytelling - Paul Jackson

Suffolk - Gerry Donlon and Josh Adam Harris

Cambridge - Glenys Newton

Norfolk - Suzanne Arnold and Sarah Walker

Essex - Hannah Brailsford and Shane Ibbs

18:00 - 20:30 - Paid Session 1

MAIN HALL

18:00 - Music with Curious Hour

18:30 - Things are Not Always What they Seem - Suzanne Arnold. MC Gerry Donlon

19:30 - Break

19:45 - Jesters, Tricksters and Fools - Baden Prince. MC Gerry Donlon.

20:45 - Bookshop Open. Storytellers Work for Sale


21:00 - 23:00 - Paid Session 2

21:00 - Love and Death - Greek Myths - Hugh Lupton. MC Sef Townsend

22:00 - James Cheseldine & Jonathan Lambert (guitar/voice and flute).

22:15 - The Ones Who Got Away!- Liz Weir. MC Sef Townsend

23:00 - Fireside Tales (Outside) - Tell your stories with The Fabulation Storytellers!


Sunday 16th June



10:00 - 14:00 - Donations Welcome

MAIN HALL


10:00 - Workshop; Action, Songs, Chants and join-ins for the storyteller -  with Sef Townsend, MC Josh Harris. All Welcome!

11:00 - 3 for the Road! (as 1 is too few!)  - Veronica Chambers, Su Squire, Baden Prince 
- MC Liz Weir MBE

12:30 - Is it Bedtime Yet? - Stories for Children - Suzanne Arnold and Hannah Brailsford

13:30 An interview with Liz Weir MBE

13:45 - Music - Ells Bells

OUTSIDE

10:00 - Music

10:30- Stories for Children of all Ages - With Janina Vigurs and Sarah Walker

11:30 Open Mic Poetry with Veronica Chambers and Sarah Beavins.

12:00 - Storyround session for Father's Day - Tell a Story for your Dad, or ask one of our

storytellers to tell him a special story! Names out of a hat, with Paul Jackson and Shane Ibbs

13:30 - A Final Tale with John Row. MC Veronica Chambers

 

14:00 - 17:30 - Paid Session

MAIN HALL

14:00 - Shortening the Road - Liz Weir. MC Glenys Newton

15:00 - Break

15:15 - Worlds Apart - Stories from Opposite ends of the Earth - Sef Townsend - MC Glenys Newton

16:15 - Break

16:30 - The End of The Road - Tellers from East Anglia - Carl Merry (Essex) Gerry Donlon 

(Suffolk), Jonathan Lambert (Norfolk) Rachel O'Leary (Cambridgeshire). MC Chris Richardson

18:00 - Thanks and Close

We'd like to thank:


Amy Wragg for our wonderful decorations

http://getonthesoapbox.co.uk/


Val Burch for the Bar, Sandwiches, Cakes and Snacks



Our Vegan Chef, James Cheseldine


Kelly Art - Facepainter


Peter Dow and the Blackbourne