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Bookings now open for 2016 Summer School

Bookings are now open for Beyond the Border’s summer school of storytelling workshops, at St Donats Castle, Vale of Glamorgan, which run from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 June 2016. The BtB Summer School offers a range of masterclasses and workshops aimed at storytellers of… Read more >


Beyond the Border beams stories round the globe for St David’s Day

Beyond the Border presented its first ever live streamed storytelling on St David’s Day, broadcast live from the Vale of Glamorgan, the home of Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival. Audience members from USA, Turkey, Europe and Australia logged in to Cath Little’s performance of Welsh… Read more >


Glamping now open for bookings

Bookings are now being taken for our glamping site, which will provide comfortable accommodation in delightful bell tents with real beds. If you want to add a little luxury to your time at the Festival or simply prefer not to bring tents, beds and bedding to the Festival, glamping… Read more >


Sell your wares at Beyond the Border 2016

Applications are now open for traders selling arts and crafts in our Marketplace at the 2016 Beyond the Border Festival. We are expecting around 3000 participants to this greenfield site festival, where the majority of participants are resident for the full weekend, and therefore visitor… Read more >


Storytelling brings new confidence to Barry youngsters

Beyond the Border has been helping young people from Barry learn about their community and themselves through storytelling. The project, Stories First, saw storyteller Richard Berry working with members of  the Barry Communities First Catch-up Club, using storytelling skills to develop their skills of empathy, listening, self-express and… Read more >


Name our Blacksmith!

We’re delighted to introduce you to our blacksmith, image of the 2016 Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival, representing one of the key themes of this year’s stories, blacksmith tales from Wales and the world. Can you help us give him an appropriate name? Email us… Read more >


Welcome to some new faces at Beyond the Border

We’re delighted to say that BTB has a new Festival Coordinator, Amy Morgan, who is joining our Company Manager, Becka Rickard, to produce the 2016 Beyond the Border International Storytelling Festival at St Donat’s Castle, which will take place from 1-3 July 2016. Amy is… Read more >


A warning about spam emails

We wanted to warn all our supporters that recently Beyond the Border has been targeted by email hoaxes. One is from a Michael Owen or Owen Michael, claiming to be from BtB and inviting them to perform at our next festival and asking for personal details… Read more >


See a fly-on-the-wall preview of our forthcoming show

Fire in the North Sky: Epic Tales from Finland (Saatuja Sanoja) Saturday 3 October, 7.30pm Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. £12/£10 Don’t miss this incredible performance of traditional tales and music from Finland, in Wales for just one day. Click here for more information… Read more >