12pm, Saturday 16 December
Wenhaston Village Hall
Suffolk’s dark lanes and windswept beaches are seething with spooks! Join storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis and co-author Cherry Wilkinson to celebrate the launch of their book and hear a selection of spine-chilling tales and haunting songs.
Free! Wine and nibbles provided.
Spooky Tales of Gloucestershire
7:30pm, Friday 27 October
Stinchcombe Village Hall
Prepare for a scare! From fairy inns to Viking warriors and magical cats, Gloucestershire’s hidden places are seething with spooks! Join storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis to discover the county’s ghosts, fairies, black dogs and the Devil himself in a selection of the county’s creepiest tales. Suitable for 7 years and above.
6pm, Thursday 26 October
The Wilson, Cheltenham
Join Fire Springs storytellers Kirsty Hartsiotis and Anthony Nanson for an otherworldly evening this Halloween. We’ll journey into the wilder reaches of Gloucestershire to discover the fairies, demons and mythical beasts that lurk in the county’s woods and wolds and on the edges of our imagination. Suitable for adults and 12+
7pm, Friday 13 October
The Secret Gallery, Newent
Prepare to be taken on a magical journey!
A fantastical evening of storytelling accompanied by drinks and nibbles whilst surrounded by the beautiful artworks of the FarOpen Taster Show. Your storytellers will be Kirsty Hartsiotis, Anthony Nanson, Austin Keenan and Valerie Dean.
3.45pm, Saturday 9 September
Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester
The young god Vulcan found he could make wonderful things from metal using hot, hot fire… Vulcan’s people, the Romans, loved inventions. They created everything from
robots to steam engines! Come with storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis on a journey of discovery with tales from Roman history and mythology. For age 5 upwards.
Tales of Witchcraft and Wonder
Friday 23 to Sunday 25 June
St Briavels Castle
7pm, Friday 9 June
British School, Stroud
Celebrating the luanch of Ballad Tales: an anthology of British ballads retold from The History Press with a lively showcase of storytelling and song from a selection of contributors including Kirsty Hartsiots, Kevan Manwaring, Anthony Nanson and Chantelle Smith.
FFI: Kevan 01453 763703
Here be Dragons!
Sunday 23 April
3pm, Museum in the Park, Stroud
Come and be enchanted ... Mark St Georges Day and the end of the school holidays with an afternoon of wondrous dragon tales from English shores and far away lands from DCHQ agents Green and Krisa, who may or may not be Chloe of the Midnight Storytellers and Kirsty Hartsiotis. For families with children aged 5 and above. Booking necessary, please call on 01453 763394.
Sunday 9 April
8.30pm, The Beehive, Prospect Hill, Swindon
A celebration in song and words of Swindon's poet, writer and collector of song. Alfred Williams was a local genius, who was born into poverty and died in poverty, but inbetween led an amazing life and left us a treasury of work. Among the songs and poems, Kirsty will being telling tales collected by Williams.
Last Sunday of the month
7.30pm, Little Vic, Gloucester Street, Stroud
Stroud's Monthly Spoken Word Showcase: *Poetry*Storytelling*Song*Stand-up*Monologues* Celebrate free speech with this entertaining open mic showcase. Come and strut your stuff and get your 3 minutes of fame! Whatever your party piece - a new poem, a comedy routine, a folk tale, a song, a dramatic monologue, your latest artwork - come and share it.