Out and about in the sunshine

We’ve been out and about in and around Bath, telling tales in the sunshine at Prior Park – with Foraged Fictions – and by candlelight at the Frome Festival – with Tales for a Tin Tabernacle (thank you to Mark Rutterford and Julie Green for joining us at the Tin Church).   Foraged Fictions went down a storm – we got 5* from Theatre Bath, with a lovely review: “..a unique experience that echoes in the memory for long afterwards.”  Some audience comments include saying the evenings were ‘beautiful’ and ‘atmospheric’, ‘fabulous stories in fabulous surroundings’!  We’ve really enjoyed ourselves, and loved meeting all our audiences.  Thank you to everyone for coming!  And now, to Edinburgh…!!

 

 

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Recordings are online

Recordings from Story Friday Stolen are ready and waiting for your delectation and for listening at your leisure.   Click here to go to the recordings.  It’s almost as though you were in the room!  Enjoy!

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Writers for Story Friday Stolen on 11th May

We’re delighted to have a wonderful line up of writer-performers for Story Friday Stolen.  We’re thrilled to welcome Mark Rutterford, Martin Phillips, Doc Watson, Elaine Miles, Clare Reddaway, Sarah Curwen and David Wood, with an extra deliciousness recorded for the website by Derek Williams.  We’re visiting the Highlands, London Bridge and the past, we’re meeting booklovers and bagpipe players, and we’ll find chessmen and typewriters, magpies and Christmas trees, all in unexpected places, in this feast of stories from some of the best writers in the south-west.  Come along and hear their stories, Friday 11th May, 8pm at Burdall’s Yard, Bath.  Tickets £5 on the door.   See you there!

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Recordings of Home ready!

Lovely lovely stories from Story Friday Home are up on the website and waiting here, ready for you to listen to at your leisure in the bath…on your run…. in the car… whenever and wherever you are!   Download them onto your iPod (other devices are available) and have a listen…you know you want to!

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Writers announced for Story Friday Home!

We’re thrilled to welcome writers John Holland, Elaine Miles, Stephen Tuffin, Ruth Foster, Jill Warrener, Alisar Am Ali, Adrian Paul and Natalie Watson for Story Friday Home.  Their stories take us from a 1970s estate to a treehouse, from war-torn Syria to the house next door.  We’ve got a fabulous selection of stories for Story Friday Home on 9th March – come along and have a listen!

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New Year workshops

Get your New Year’s resolutions started early!  Writing workshops scheduled for the New Year include exercises on the theme of Home in January, a feedback workshop in February and a workshop on flash fiction in March.  For dates and logistics click here.  To book, click here.

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Writers for Haunting!

Thrilled to announce the writers for Story Friday Haunting on Friday 24th November. We’ve got chilling tales from Elaine Miles, Sarah Curwen, Doc and Natalie Watson, Clare Reddaway, Jason Jackson and the lovely Stephanie Weston. A cracking line-up! Come along to Burdall’s Yard on the 24th to hear what they’ve all got in store for you – you won’t be disappointed! Doors open 7.15, stories start at 8.00, tickets £5 on the door – see you there!

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Recordings ready and waiting

Story Friday on Friday was huge fun.  The recordings are up and ready for listening on the website now.  Click here to find out more about the evening and listen to the stories.

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Writers for Speed of Light announced!

We’re thrilled with the wonderful stories that were submitted for the Speed of Light.  What an imaginative bunch our writers are!  It was a difficult decision, but we look forward to welcoming Mark Rutterford, Adrian Paul, Clare Reddaway, Rosalind Minett, Debbie Beale, Cherry Potts and Christine Roberts to Story Friday Speed of Light this Friday, 22nd September.  You’re in for a treat – see you there!

 

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The Fourth Dog on stage

 

Lovely to hear that The Fourth Dog, recorded by A Word In Your Ear as an audio play some time ago, has a new life as a stage play. Doing very well, sold out at the Fire Station in Oxford and touring to the Mill, Newbury, and to Chipping Norton. Fab news Zena Forster, well done!  See here for info.   And you can listen to the audio version (or download onto a device of your choice!) here.

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