The Spice Box
With storyteller and puppeteer Michele O’Brien
A mysterious Spice Box has been washed up and captured. What is its story?
Full of Eastern promise its many drawers hold cinnamon, nutmeg and peppercorns as well as tales of pillaging pirate ships and kidnappings.
Stunning puppets tell of the daring voyage to bring back spices at a time when ‘Spices were more valuable than gold’.
Viking & Celtic Tales
With storyteller Lizzie Bryant
Viking Tales – Saturday
At the sound of Heimdall’s horn, gather around for tales from the nine worlds of Viking mythology. Meet, one-Eyed Odin, the shamanic king and creator and his hall of tricky, shape-shifting, thundering gods and goddesses, as well as frosty and furious giants, devious dwarves, flying goats and an eight-legged horse!
Celtic Tales – Sunday
Enjoy stories from the mythologies, folklore and fairy traditions of our ancient lands; legendary heroes, fairy queens, magicians, witches, old enchantments and of course, dragons and giants!
Medieval Marvels and Fantastical Folktales
With Clive PiG – the Storyfella – a storyteller like no other
Clive’s dynamic delivery of traditional, original and topical tales appeals to young and old – his silver tongue will spin a web of words to entice your ears, capture your heart and fire your imagination. Delving deep into his StorySack, Clive will pull out more tales than you can shake a stick at. Dragons, werewolves and unicorns will appear in your mind’s eye. Heroes, heroines and nincompoops will do what they have to do. The audience will have a jolly good time.
Romulus and Remus
Come along and hear the story of the mythological brothers Romulus and Remus who founded the city of Rome. Learn about what happened to the twin boys after they were left to die in a basket on the Tiber River by their father Mars – the mighty God of War’.