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Calling all supporters! We need your help…

Erica Wagner writing for Harper’s Bazaar called Beyond the Border Wales International Storytelling Festival the treasure she holds closest to her heart. The 2016 festival has been and gone leaving those of you who were there with magical memories and a date in the diary… Read more >


A big THANK YOU to all our BTB 2016 supporters

We want to say thank you to all the people who have made Beyond the Border 2016 possible including: Firstly, thank you to everyone who bought tickets and attended the festival. Without an audience there is no Beyond The Border! A big thank you to all… Read more >


#BeyondTheBorder on Instagram

A few favourite posts from Instagram over the weekend… Myth & Music of India theme at #beyondtheborderfestival comes to a glowing end with the dance of #shiva #nataraja on the castle grounds. #stdonatscastle #btb2016 #beyondtheborder #storytellingfestival #kaminiramachandran #moonshadowstories #festivallife #indianstories #mythology #fireshow #fireart A photo… Read more >

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A fantastic festival finale

David Goff Eveleigh, fire theatre magician, has a spectacular show in store for us on Sunday evening next to the Big Top. Together with Barracwda, Cardiff-based Brazilian afro-percussion group, and Spiral Designs, lantern makers, we’re all in for a festive finale of fire with carnival rhythms…. Read more >


Last minute programme changes

It’s great to see so many people here already and that the sun is shining! Notice to festival goers: there have been a couple of changes to the programme timetable… Friday 1 July: Peter Chand: Dark Tales, Pavilion, 10-11.40pm with 15 minute interval Saturday 2… Read more >

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New Storyclubs opening across Wales.

Great news! Whether you live in Swansea, in Pembrokeshire or in Llandudno in N Wales, from October BtB will be helping to bring great storytelling to a community venue somewhere near you. Thanks to an Audience Development grant from Arts Council Wales (thank you, ACW!),… Read more >


Day of The Dead at Chapter Arts Centre

A stellar line-up of storytellers comes to Cardiff on Weds 23rd October when we present The Crick Crack Club’s wild and wonderful Day of The Dead celebration at The Theatre, Chapter Arts Centre. Crick Crack Club founder and master storyteller Ben Haggarty will preside over… Read more >

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Meet BTB’s new Company Manager – Becka Rickard!

We’re delighted to say that BTB has a new Company Manager. Following the departure of Kat Quatermass, who guided us so wonderfully through last year’s highly successful Festival at St Donats Castle, we are pleased to welcome Becka Rickard, who takes over as Company Manager this… Read more >

Beyond The Border Festival 2014

New Film of BtB Festival 2012

Remember the Roman god Janus, who faced in two directions at once? Well that’s us, as we arrive at the mid-point between the last BtB Festival and the next. This time last year we were in the middle of celebrating BtB 2012. And our next… Read more >