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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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  1. Roots & Roads – Nowhere Are You Safe

    August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Roots & Roads – A Cauldron of Inspiration

    August 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Roots & Roads – Tales of Time & Tide

    August 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Roots & Roads – Nordic Magical Meetings

    September 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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June 2018

BTB’s 25th Birthday Barnstormer!

June 9, 2018 - June 10, 2018

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September 2018

Mary Medlicott “in conversation”

September 27, 2018 @ 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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June 2019

Roots and Roads

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Roots & Roads

TICKET UPDATE: TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY 20 JUNE 11.30pm This summer BTB will host Roots & Roads, a collaborative project funded by Creative Europe. The project begins on 17th June when an international crew of professional Storytellers from Sweden, Italy and Wales set sail on a three-masted schooner (Adventure Wales) to voyage along the S Wales coast, telling traditional stories as they go. They will perform on board for the passengers on Adventure Wales, at National Waterfront Museum Swansea…

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BtB at Dinefwr Gwledd Food Festival

June 22 - June 23
Newton House, Dinefwr Park

A feast of storytelling is on offer as part of Gwledd, Dinefwr’s food festival this June.  At the height of midsummer, we celebrate many rich and delicious textures of traditional stories from across the world, featuring some of the UK’s most celebrated artists sharing tales to feed your imagination, body and soul. Over the weekend, an impressive array of leading artists will be sharing stories on themes of food, feasting and midsummer, including Jan Blake, Michael Harvey, Daniel Morden, Clare Muireann…

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SOLD OUT – Gwledd o Straeon – a Feast of Midsummer Stories

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On Saturday 22 June, at Midsummer, traditionally a time for celebration, fire and feasting, join six of the UK’s leading artists to savour a rich mix of stories which help us to mark the moment when the sun hangs high in the sky and light and dark are held in balance. Suitable for ages 12+ Refreshments available from 5pm (includes Pimms Bar, etc) Storytellers: Jan Blake (UK) Michael Harvey (Wales) Daniel Morden (Wales) Clare Murphy (Ireland) Phil Okwedy (Wales) Tamar…

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BtB at Storytelling in Health Conference, Swansea

June 27

Beyond the Border helps launch this fantastic event with a high-profile hour of free storytelling by Norwegian storyteller Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen, and a new story from Daniel Morden, Oliver Wilson-Dickson and Sarah Moody on themes relevant to this audience of storytellers, academics, health practitioners, students including international delegates – all are welcome

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August 2019

Roots & Roads – In Vino Fabula – Stories of Wine, Food and Fortune

August 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A delightful family friendly evening of delicious taste-bud tempting tales from Italy and Wales

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£5 - £10

Roots & Roads – Metamorphosis

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Performed by Raccontamiunastoria (Italy) & David Ambrose (Wales). Ovid’s magical, moving and often humorous tales of transformation brought vividly to life! Tickets £10 / concessions £5. Tickets only available on the door on the evening of the performance.         Supported by:    

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Roots & Roads – Skulls & Skirts – Stirring Stories of Adventure on the High Seas

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

by Raccontamiunastoria (Italy) A family friendly evening of salty tales and songs from Italy. Tickets £5 Available in advance via https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4291604 Or available on the door (subject to availability).         Supported by:    

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£4 - £8

Roots & Roads – I Alone Love You – The story of Peter The Fisherman and Mary Magdalene

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

by Raccontamiunastoria (Italy A powerful story of passionate love, steady hope and undying faith, beautifully retold in English by two consummate Italian storytellers Tickets £8/concessions £4 Tickets available on the door only on the evening performance.           Supported by:    

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