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Throughout the year we put on a great range of storytelling events, many of them free, featuring performers from the UK and overseas. If you'd like to receive updates about these events, join our e-mailing list.

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July 2017

BTB Recommends… Storytelling at Milgi

July 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

JULY 18th – 8.00pm Milgi Lounge 213 City Road Cardiff CF24 3JD Guest Storyteller: Francis Maxey Guest Musician: Mikey Price Admission Free – Donations in the hat (see above!) Tel: 029 2047 3150 www.milgilounge.com  

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BTB Recommends… Festival at the Edge

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017

28-30 July Dearnford Lake, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3JQ Festival at the Edge Line-Up includes: Xanthe Gresham, Michael Harvey, Nick Hennessey, Nell Phoenix….. http://www.festivalattheedge.org/    

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August 2017

BTB recommends Storytelling in Milgis Yurt

August 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Guest Storyteller: AMANDA RACKSTRAW (Wales)      Guest Musician: ELENA PIRAS (Sardinia/Scotland)   Hosts: DAVID AMBROSE & FRANCIS MAXEY Plus Contributions from the Floor. Admission Free – Donations in the hat   Delicious Vegetarian Food available from 6.30 – arrive early for eats and a seat! Tel: 029 2047 3150 www.milgilounge.com

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STORYTELLING DAYS at HARLECH CASTLE

August 22, 2017 - August 24, 2017

Beyond The Border and Cadw present STORYTELLING DAYS at HARLECH CASTLE TUESDAY 22ND – THURSDAY 24TH  AUGUST, 10.30am – 6.00pm With: Dafydd Davies-Hughes, Pauline Down, Michael Harvey, Eric Maddern and more… Adult – £6.50 Family – £19.30 Senior citizens, students and children under 16 – £4.20 Disabled and companion – Free All children under 5 – Free Tickets available on the day at Harlech Castle   Presented in partnership with: 

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‘Tall Tales From The Tower’ Mini-Festival of Stories & Music

August 27, 2017 - August 28, 2017

A 2-day Family Festival of Stories & Music…. A weekend feast of shows for adults and children alike in the house and gardens of beautiful Tretower Court, medieval manor House in the Usk Valley. Open-air Main Stage shows and performances in the house (suitable for 6+), plus Secret Garden sessions (Stories, Crafts, Cooking) specially for 3 – 11 year-olds. SUNDAY 27th AUGUST 10am – LATE MONDAY 28th AUGUST 10am-6pm Site open from 10am, Performances start 11am Weekend Tickets: Adult £22.50…

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October 2017
Free!

Robin Williamson – Drawing Newly on the Bardic Heritage of Scotland and Ireland

October 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Part of: Storytelling In Performance Series 2 Storytelling in Performance is a series of free performances by leading storytellers in Wales followed by discussions with the artists. These events are jointly organised by the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling and Beyond the Border. Location: George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, ATRiuM, University of South Wales, Adam Street, Cardiff. The performances are all free but booking is essential. Book tickets. Wednesday 11th October 5pm – 7pm Robin Williamson – Drawing Newly on the Bardic Heritage of Scotland and Ireland followed…

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December 2017
FREE!

Daniel Morden – The Empty Hand followed by conversation with Emily Underwood-Lee

December 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Part of: Storytelling In Performance Series 2 Storytelling in Performance is a series of free performances by leading storytellers in Wales followed by discussions with the artists. These events are jointly organised by the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling and Beyond the Border. Location: George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, ATRiuM, University of South Wales, Adam Street, Cardiff. The performances are all free but booking is essential. Book tickets. Wednesday 6th December 5pm – 7pm Daniel Morden – The Empty Hand followed by conversation with Emily Underwood-Lee;

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January 2018
FREE

TAMAR ELUNED WILLIAMS – Three Around Three & The White Pony

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tamar Eluned Williams performs her latest work-in-progress Three Around Three & The White Pony (Tri o Bob Tri a’r Ferlen Wen), followed by discussion with Drama Lecturer Dr Marta Minier, Uni S Wales. Third and last in our current series of Storytelling-in-Performance events presented in partnership with George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, Uni S Wales. Although these events are FREE, advance booking essential – previous events have been fully booked! Book here……

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June 2018

BTB’s 25th Birthday Barnstormer!

June 9 - June 10

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September 2018
£3

Mary Medlicott “in conversation”

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our good friends at the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling are gearing up for another season of Storytellers-in Conversation at the Atrium, co-sponsored by Beyond the Border. Notable storytellers from Wales and beyond will do an hour of stories, followed by a conversation about their work, their sources, and their passions, with a member of the Centre staff. First program of the new term will take place of 27 Sept. from 5-7pm and will feature the marvelous Mary Medlicott. Mary Medlicott…

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