More from our Storytellers!

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Another full house this month, hooray!

In addition to a fantastic turnout and lovely audience, we also had a bumper edition of stories from old friends and newcomers alike.

Our crowned storytelling king Sven read us the first chapter of his novel after a year of delighting us with his travel anecdotes at every show, we had a wonderful piece about measuring success from Natalie Burns, Shonette told us about a surreal spooky hen do she went on, and we also had some short snippet stories from Amy, Simon and Matt.

Our prize winners this month were Thomas David Parker and L.E.Turner, with their respective tales of scary spidery writing god Anansi, and rabid, radioactive badgers.

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A packed Crofters Rights – that’s what we like to see!

Our next show will be in mid January, so look out for more info nearer the time. If you need a storytelling fix before then, here are some other lovely evenings for you to consider:

Small Stories
Based in Small Bar on the first Monday of every month, this night attracts a great professional and aspiring author crowd.
twitter.com/SmallStoryBris

Bright Club
Science, comedy, stories, sweets. What more could you want?
brightclubbristol.wordpress.com

The Arts House
This cute cafe on Stokes Croft runs monthly poetry, open mic and storytelling nights.
www.theartshousecafe.org

There are also open mic nights across town throughout the month. If comedy is your thing, why not check out this list of some of the Best Comedy Nights in Bristol?

Finally here are the websites for our storytellers this month:

Thomas David Parker
Short stories and thoughts from the Bristol writer.
www.thomasdavidparker.com

L.E. Turner
Urban fantasy, gothic horror, science fiction, and the odd feminist rant.
leturnerwrites.wordpress.com

David J Rodger
Science Fiction, thrillers, dark fantasy and post-apocalypse tales.
www.davidjrodger.com

Natalie Burns
Reviews, short stories and general Bristol musings.
knowledgeporridge.co.uk

You can also see more of Will’s music and general japery on his YouTube site: www.youtube.com/user/willstheway

Thank you once again – whether you came to tell a story or supported in the audience; you’re all treasures. See you in January, happy festivities!

Shonette & Will
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Wed November 12th – Spooky Stories and Lucky Escapes!

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Story fans!

You only have just over a fortnight to wait until your next fix of creative japes and storytelling shenanigans!

Come to The Crofter’s Rights on Wednesday 12th November with your best stories in whatever form you fancy – they can be on any topic, but our prizes this month will be in the following categories:

  • Spooky Stories
  • Lucky Escapes

You can interpret these themes however you like – read us a short story, play us a song, rap us a, err, rap, or just tell us about that ill-fated trip to Bodmin with your ex. In addition to prizes, each and every storyteller will get a free drink, and all of the audience gets free sweeties, as well as a mind-blowing evening of entertainment. Tell your friends, and we’ll see you there!

The Facebook event is here, in case you’re interested: https://www.facebook.com/events/565746533550727/

Our latest poster was designed by the rather wonderful Jahoer – check out more of his work on his website!

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Wednesday 3rd September – Tales of Luck and Destiny!

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A reminder that Wednesday 3rd September is your chance to enjoy more silly songs, powerful poems, terrific tales and cringe-worthy confessions from Bristol’s best raconteurs, and nicest audience.

This month we’re offering prizes for the best stories in 2 categories:

  • Best dating story
  • Best story of fate, luck or mind-boggling coincidence

Also, keep your eyes peeled around Bristol for this lush poster, designed by Stephen Kelly at Ink Spills Inc.

Free entry, free sweets and a free drink for storytellers, as per usual. We always have so much fun, so make sure you’re there to join us!

Facebook event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/847983278547005/

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Next event: Wednesday 3rd September!

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Are you craving some stories of adventure? Some amusing songs about service stations or powerful poems about the meaning of life?

Well, fortunately there’s not long to go until the next storytelling event, so note Wednesday 3rd September in your little Filofaxes and get to The Crofter’s Rights at 7pm to meet some of the nicest and most creative sorts in Bristol and hear them share their various tales.

Feel free to tell us a story yourself – all performers get a free drink!

See you on the 3rd 🙂

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/847983278547005/

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Stories mean prizes!

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One week left until our next storytelling evening on 9th July – have you thought about what you will share with us?

We love stories in all forms, whether it’s your most cringe-worthy dating anecdote, a short story or poem you’ve written, a song for your favourite person or a rap about your cat. Remember that all performers will get a free drink!

To make things even more exciting, we’re having some prizes on the night too! Get your thinking caps on for stories you can enter in the following categories:

– Best Travel Anecdote
– Claim to Fame
– “The First Time I…”

You don’t even have to go on stage – you can write it down and pass it to the hosts on the night and have it read out for you.

There will also be games, free sweets and songs from our wonderful host Will on the night – it’s the best entertainment you’ll find on a Wednesday night, plus it’s free entry!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/340605936088861/permalink/345036962312425/

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Coming to a wall near you soon!

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Have you started thinking of what tales you’re going to tell us on the 9th July?

Tell us in the comments section, or over on our Facebook page – there may even be a prize in it for you this time…

Next Event: Weds 9th July

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Good news, storytelling fans! Our next show is on Wednesday 9th July at The Crofters Rights, so you have time to think of whether you’ll bring us a song about your fridge contents, a poem about your cat, an illustration of your favourite coffee spot or a short story you wrote whilst you were on jury duty.

Mark the date in your diary now, and let us know that you’re coming and if you’re telling a story on our Facebook page.

In the mean time, if you’re missing Will and his lyrical prowess, here he is with a ditty about rambling.