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Tell us about your experience of the festival

If you came to Beyond the Border 2014 but didn’t get a chance to feed back on your experience, it’s still not too late! We would love to hear about what worked well from your perspective and what we could do differently in the future. You… Read more >

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Beyond the Border in the community

As part of the 2014 Beyond the Border festival some of the worlds’ best storytellers were telling tales in schools and libraries across South Wales over the past month, in partnership with local businesses. Renault Retail Group Cardiff, principal sponsor of the 2014 Beyond the Border… Read more >

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Congratulations to the BtB 2014 Young Storytellers

Congratulations and thanks to all who took part in the Beyond the Border 2014 Young Storyteller Competition.   The winners were: 13 and over Winner: Poppy Rivers-Vincent Highly commended: Iris Skipworth   Under 13s Winners: Ben Morden Lily Newsam  

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Beyond the Border 2014 – thank you!

Beyond the Border would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who made the 2014 festival such a huge success. Artists, crew, staff, stewards, sponsors and of course, our lovely audience members! We’re looking forward to seeing you all in 2016. In the meantime,… Read more >

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Important information about booking tickets

Online and phone bookings for the festival have now closed. Ihe festival box office at St Donats Castle is now open for sales of weekend, day and evening tickets, £5 Eavesdropper tickets and £5 single-night camping tickets. If you are buying tickets on the door… Read more >

Blue Garden Audience listening, dancing to Afro Caribbean teller Jan Blake

Essential reading if you’re coming to the festival

Here are some important things to remember/know if you’re coming to the festival: Please bring lots of cash as the majority of our festival caterers and stalls are CASH ONLY and the nearest cash point is in Llantwit Major, five miles away. There will be… Read more >

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Could you be the Young Storyteller of Wales 2014?

Young Storyteller of Wales 2014 Llangollen International Eisteddfod Family Day Saturday 12 July 2.30pm This year, it could be you..… Inviting Young Storytellers living in Wales to tell a traditional story (maximum duration 5 minutes) in Welsh or English or bilingually. No experience is necessary… Read more >

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BtB storyteller wins top Scandinavian award

One of Wales’ leading storytellers,  Daniel Morden has won a major award in Scandinavia. Daniel, already two times winner of the Tir Na n-Og Award for English language Children’s Books in his home country of Wales is now winner of Denmark’s Words Festival’s Audience Choice Award…. Read more >

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Festival trailers – watch now

Coming to this year’s Festival or thinking of coming? Watch a short trailer by filmmaker Jordan Wallace, which uses clips from our 2012 festival to imagine how the sleeping grounds of St Donats Castle will once again be transformed in July by the sound and colour of Beyond the… Read more >

Audience in Blue Garden, St Donats

Buy your festival day ticket in advance, get evening ticket half price

To celebrate our 21st birthday, Beyond the Border is offering a special price for day and evening tickets bought together. Buy an adult, child or family day ticket for either Saturday 5 or Sunday 6 July online, and get an evening ticket  (for the same… Read more >

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