Storytelling near you

Want to experience storytelling? There are various clubs and organisations in Wales which organise storytelling performances, story circles and other storytelling activities and events which you can attend as an audience member or take part in.

Below is a list of some of these organisations – we hope you find something stimulating and enjoyable. Please note that this not a comprehensive list and the organisations listed are independent from BtB.

Note: You can check out our upcoming events here: What’s On

Milgis In Cardiff

On the 3rd Tuesday of every month, a rich mix of stories and music in the intimate atmosphere of Milgi’s beautiful backyard yurt. More info

Kemis Storytelling Suppers

Storytelling Suppers at Kemi’s with fine food and wonderful tales from around the world. Thursday evenings, once a month, at Kemi’s in Pontcanna, Cardiff More info 

Caffi Stori Llangollen Storytelling Cafe

7.30pm on the third Friday of the month in The Courtyard Coffee Shop, Castle St, Llangollen, LL20 8NY. Come with a tale or song of your own, or just to listen. Contact: 01490 430 551 / fionastory3@gmail.com

Swansea Storytelling

Meets on the last Tuesday of every month from 8pm at No Sign Bar, Wind St, Swansea. Everyone welcome – Free but donations encouraged to help cover costs. More info

The Cardiff Storytelling Circle meet on the First Sunday of every month at 8pm. Chapter Arts Centre , Canton, Cardiff

Cardiff Storytelling Circle

The Cardiff Storytelling Circle meet on the First Sunday of every month at 8pm. Chapter Arts Centre , Canton, Cardiff

Contact  Richard Berry or Cath Little plus Facebook/The Cardiff Storytelling Circle

Carmarthen Storytelling

Meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 7.30pm at Caffi Iechyd Da, Jackson’s Lane, Carmarthen. Open to everyone – £3 admission to help cover costs. Contributions from the floor always welcome. More information from Nick Brunger 07752 438901 or email nick@thespookymagiccompany.co.uk

Stories by Gaslight, Aberystwyth

Meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm in the unique surroundings of the old Gasworks, now a co-operative art gallery in Aberystwyth town centre. Suggested donation of £5. Contact Peter StevensonMore info about the venue

Tales from the Lost Arcade, Cardigan

A joint venture between Tenby and Aberystwyth Storytelling Clubs. Designed to give visiting storytellers an extra show when they visit west Wales, and to offer local storytellers an opportunity to tell in a friendly environment which sells foraged food and upcycled clothes. No fixed date, usually around the same time as the Tenby or Aberystwyth club, door charge varies, and the venue supply delicious food.

Contact Peter Stevenson or Phil Okwedy 

Conwy Storytelling Club

?Meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm at The Blue Bell Inn, 19, Castle Street, Conwy, LL32 8AT.
Hosted by Suzi & Simon Moore: 01490 460563 or 07984 637068

Further information about storytelling events and activities can be found on the Society for Storytelling website and the Summer of Stories website, which is run by the Storytelling in Wales Group.

If you would like your organisation to be listed here, contact info@beyondtheborder.com. Please note we list regular clubs and activities here, not specific performances.