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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Val Burch for the Bar, Sandwiches, Cakes and Snacks
Our Vegan Chef, James Cheseldine
Kelly Art - Facepainter
Peter Dow and the Blackbourne