Kirsty Hartsiotis: storyteller and writer
Kirsty Hartsiotis: storyteller and writer

Past events: 2013

GLASS STORIES

Saturday 30 November

The Wilson, Cheltenham's art gallery and museum

Join us at the The Wilson Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum for a day of traditional tales inspired by ice and glass brought to life by storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis of Fire Springs. This event is a family fun event to coincide with our new exhibition Casting Brilliance Glass by Colin Reid, the internationally renowned - and Stroud based - glassmaker. A Free drop in event for all ages. 10.00-10.45, 11.15-12:00 and 2:00-2:45

 

AWEN 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Thursday 31 October

Black Book Cafe, Nelson Street, Stroud

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of ecobardic small press Awen Publications, founded by Kevan Manwaring in Bath in 2003, an evening showcase of Awen authors old and new – the very finest poetry, storytelling, and music from the likes of Helen Moore, Dawn Gorman, Chrissy Derbyshire, Jay Ramsay, Anthony Nanson, Kirsty Hartsiotis, Jehanne and Rob Mehta, and others. Chrysalis Press will be launching the first in their series of exciting new voices: Angie Spencer & Kate Firth. 7.15 for 7.30 p.m. £3 entry. Cafe open throughout. Book and CD stall. 

 

NO-TALES STORY SUPPER

Friday 25 October

Black Book Cafe, Nelson Street, Stroud

To celebrate the launch of Northamptonshire Folk Tales by Kevan Manwaring, a special Story Supper with guest performers, including Anthony Nanson and Kirsty Hartsiotis, and floor spots. 7.15 for 7.30 p.m. Arrive early for a slot. £3 donation to CWC (performers free).

 

BOOK SIGNING FOR SUFFOLK FOLK TALES

Saturday 13 July

Waterstones, Ipswich

Join Kirsty Hartsiotis at the Waterstones in Ipswich for a book singing with a tale or two from the book told for free! Her new book Suffolk Folk Tales is a fascinating look at traditional and modern folk tales set in the heart of beautiful and mysterious Suffolk. 11:00am. Further details: 01473 289044, or the Waterstones website

 

BOOK SIGNING FOR SUFFOLK FOLK TALES

Saturday 8 June

Waterstones, Lowestoft

Join Kirsty Hartsiotis at Waterstones in Lowestoft for a book signing with a tale or two from the book told for free! Her new book Suffolk Folk Tales is a fascinating look at traditional and modern folk tales set in the heart of beautiful and mysterious Suffolk. 12:00am. Further details: 0843 290 8467, enquiries@lowestoft.waterstones.com

 

SUFFOLK FOLK TALES TALK AND STORYTELLING

Friday 7 June

Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth

Come and find out about the stories that haunt Suffolk's countryside and towns - and hear local stories told by the author, storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis. Event arranged by the Halesworth Bookshop. Contact: 01986 873840 for details

 

BOOK SIGNING FOR SUFFOLK FOLK TALES

Saturday 1 June

Buttermarket Waterstones, Bury St Edmunds

Join Kirsty Hartsiotis for a book singing with a tale or two from the book told for free! Her new book Suffolk Folk Tales is a fascinating look at traditional and modern folk tales set in the heart of beautiful and mysterious Suffolk. 12:00am. Further details: 01284 750877, or the Waterstones website

 

EVERYMAN FOLK CLUB

Friday 31 May

The Riverside Centre, Gt Glemham Road, Stratford St Andrew

Maggie Boyle and Paul Downes are performing at the Everyman Folk Club, with other guests and Kirsty Hartsiotis will share a tale from her new book, Suffolk Folk Tales. 7.30pm. Tickets £5, £6 on the door. Booking details at the Everyman's website.

 

FOLK TALES

Wednesday 29 May

The Scout Hut, Redcliffe Wharf, Bristol. 

Featuring storytelling from Kirsty Hartsiotis, among much else. 8.00 p.m. £4. . Contact: Joe, folkhut@yahoo.co.uk

 

GHOSTS IN THE GARDEN

Saturday 18 May

Holburne Museum, Bath

Celebrate the gala launch of Ghosts in the Garden with a night at the museum. It’s your chance to explore the Holburne out of hours with an evening of spine-tingling ghost stories from Anthony, Kevan and Kirsty of Fire Springs in the galleries, the spectacle of a hot air balloon glow, and encounters with extraordinary characters from the Garden’s past. The event will run from 6.00 to 10.00 p.m. Contact: Simone 01225 388576.

 

STROUD STORY CABARET: THE MOUTH OF THE NIGHT

Wednesday 20 March

British School/Open House, Gloucester Street, Stroud

A classic Celtic wonder tale, performed by storyteller Richard Selby of Fire Springs, interwoven with specially composed songs and music by Bethany Porter of the Eliza Carthy Band. 7.30 p.m. . Refreshments from Star Anise Arts Cafe. £6 (£5 concessions). Contact: Fiona 01453 834793. http://www.stroudstorycabaret.blogspot.com/

 

WHAT A PERFORMANCE! BATH LITERATURE FESTIVAL SPECIAL

Friday 8 March

St. James Wine Vaults, Bath

Traditional stories and songs from the British Isles – presented by Fire Springs members Anthony Nanson, David Metcalfe, Kirsty Hartsiotis, and your host Richard Selby. Floor spots available (poems, verbal antics, amusing anecdotes, music). Part of Voices in the City. . 8.00-11.00 p.m. FREE. Contact: Richard 01225 420683

 

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