Time to stick it to the man! Or something.
We want to know what you’ve gained notoriety for, when you stood up to the powers that be, or when you’ve been acutely aware of your place in a hierarchy.
Have you ever had a reputation among your peers? Was it good or bad? And how did it come about? Or maybe you’ve gone from zero to hero in a situation – whatever it is, we want to hear about it.
Tell you story in whatever format you like – flash fiction, anecdote, poem, rap, song, or bawdy limerick.
Entry is free, and our two top storytellers will receive a free drink and the much sought-after Let Me Tell You a Story, Jack medals!
Bring your tales and your friends, you’re more than welcome to just listen and support our storytellers if you’d rather not go up to the mic.
We’re back on Thursday 4th May, and it’s time to cast your mind back to your school days and tell us about your fondest or cringiest memories.
Who was your favourite teacher? Who stole your lunch money? Who was your biggest crush, and did you ever tell them?
Or what are the biggest lessons you’ve learned since in the University of Life?
Come along and share your tales, or just come to listen and cheer along our storytellers!
***A FREE DRINK FOR STORYTELLERS***
See you there!
Shonette & Will x
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 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:
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.
L.E. Turner –
Urban fantasy, gothic horror, science fiction, and the odd feminist rant.
David J Rodger
Science Fiction, thrillers, dark fantasy and post-apocalypse tales.
Reviews, short stories and general Bristol musings.
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