Events

SPINNING YARNS

spinningyarnstheatre@gmail.com

"No scripts, no props, no cameras, no books, no pen or paper required. Just the magic of Once Upon A Time"

  Christine Willison

Spinning Yarns is dedicated to increasing the audience for oral storytelling. As such, we organise events in various venues and are always happy to discuss creating new events for new spaces.  

UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Tea & Tales

 

Hannah Brailsford and Peter Optical invite you to listen and engage with folk tales, fairy stories, wonder tales and myths both from our own shores and around the world, whilst enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake.

 

Venue: The Palace Theatre, London Rd Southend on Sea Essex


Date: The 1st Wednesday of the Month

Next Date: 5th September

Times: 2.30pm -3.30pm

Tickets: £2

The Recycled Tale

 

Join collective members Hannah Brailsford and Peter Optical for an afternoon of Essex folk tales (for grown ups as well as children) and the chance to share your own tales and experiences of living in the area.


Your stories will help to shape a creative project to create a new tale for Southend.


The session is free but to put your name down please call the Age Concern Southend on Sea offices on 01702 345373 or email us on enquiry@acsos.co.uk.


Venue: The Haven,

138 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea


Date: 5th September

Times: 3.15pm - 5.15pm

Free 


Please note this session will be recorded for documentation purposes.

 

Tales @ Ankes

 

The Collective invite you to listen and engage with folk tales, fairy stories, wonder tales and myths both from our own shores and around the world, whilst enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake.

 

Venue: Ankes Coffee & Tea Lounge,

481 London Rd Southend on Sea Essex


Date: 29th September

Times: 2.00pm -3.30pm

Free - Donations welcome

Soup & Stories

Chilling Tales

 

Join the Spinning Yarns Collective and enjoy a steaming bowl of Ankes homemade soup and bread whilst they weave a selection of chilling tales and songs for an Autumnal evening.

Drinks are not included in the price. BYO is welcomed at £5 corkage per bottle - we provide corkscrew and glasses.


Venue: Ankes Coffee & Tea Lounge,

481 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea


Date: 2nd November

Times: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Tickets: £10 through Facebook or eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soup-stories-chilling-tales-tickets-69725995329



"The tradition of Oral storytelling brought to life by the Spinning Yarns collective.

A wonderful group of Storytellers."