Calendar

2017

28 – 30 July Festival at the Edge More information here

22 July 2pm Shahnameh, Austin University, Texas

21 July 10 am Storytelling Workshop Blanton Museum of Art, Texas

20 July 6.30 pm Ramayana Austin University, Texas

15 – 17 June Storytelling Festival Ljungby Sweden

1 – 4 June Singapore Storytelling Festival

22 April 7.30pm Nizami’s 7 Princesses Cranborne Earthouse More information here

9 April 2.30pm Nizami’s 7 Princesses British Museum More information here

30 March 8pm, Lying Contest with the Crick Crack Club, Rich Mix, London More information here

25 March 6pm, The Lalala Choir – Bastien und Bastienne, Chocolate Factory, 26 King’s Inn Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 1  More information here

6 March 12 pm, 2pm & 4pm Nizami’s 7 Princesses Freer and Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Washington

21 February  Travel Stories 12.30 & 2 Chester Beatty Library More information here

20 February 6.30pm Your Story National Concert Hall Dublin More information here

2016

12th November  2.30pm Shahnameh  Oldham Library More information here

11th November 7.30pm Shahnameh   Settle Stories Richard Whiteley Theatre  More information here Shahnahmeh

9th November  7.30pm Shahnahmeh Liverpool Capstone Theatre More information here

4th November  7.30pm Shahnameh Shrewsbury The Wightman Theatre More information here

3rd November 7.30pm Shahnameh Shropshire Kinokulture with Arts Alive More information here

Friday 28 October 18.10 & 19.30 Isis Is You Sis 13+ British Museum  More information here

24th – 28th October     11.30/13.00/14.45 Osiris Awakes +5 British Museum Room 4, London

22nd October 7.30pm Shahnameh Exeter Phoenix More information here

21st October 7.30pm  Shahnameh Newlyn Arts Festival More information here

19th October 7.30pm Shahnameh London, Hounslow Arts Centre More information here

Thursday 13 October 7pm Volta Voices Waterstones Piccadilly More information here

8th – 15th October Celebrating the Ashdown Forest More information here

7th October 7.30pm Shahnameh Ilkley Literature Festival   Ilkley Playhouse

1 October Bath Literature Festival Princess and the Pea

30 September Shahnameh with Arash Moradi Guildhall Theatre Derby

29 September Shahnameh with  Arash Moradi Foyle Studio mac Birmingham

30 August British Museum Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

25 August British Museum Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

16 August British Museum Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

12 August British Museum Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

25 July British Museum Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

22 July British Museum Late Demeter and Persphone

21 July British Museum Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

30 May Hay on Wye Literature Festival Sunken Cities of Egypt

12 May Horniman Museum – Queer Late – Gilgamesh 19.00 & 21.00 23 April

30 May Hay on Wye Literature Festival Sunken Cities of Egypt

12 May Horniman Museum – Queer Late – Gilgamesh 19.00 & 21.00

23 April Dril Hall Shakespeare with Sherry Robinson More information here

22 March Village Storytelling Festival Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts

19 March Seven Wise Princesses Rich Mix London More information here

5 March Smithsonian Institute Shahnameh Solo 12.00 Sohrab and Rustam, 14.00 Sam, Zal, Rudaba, 16.00 Siyawush, Bizan and Manijer

15 February Families  –  Asia Room 33 11.30, 13.00, 14.15
16 February Families  –  Egypt Room 4 11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
17 February Families  –  Living and Dying and North America Rooms 24 & 26  11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
18 February Families  –  Africa Room 25 11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
19 February Families  –  Egypt Room 4 11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 30 January 2016 The Shahnameh with Arash Moradi

30 January 2016 The Shahnameh with Arash Moradi More information here

2015

16 November 2015, Soho Theatre, London, ‘The Baba Yaga Show,’ 8pm Book tickets

7 November 2015, Cranborne Earthhouse, ‘Day of the Dead Storytelling’ Book tickets

30th and 31st October, 2015 British Museum, London, ‘Day of the Dead’ – Roving Storytelling for Families

29 October 2015, Rich Mix, London ‘Day of the Dead,’ 8pm Book tickets

16 October 2015, Tasca Storytelling Festival, Italy ‘The Wonderful Bag’ 9pm More information here

26th September 2015, Rich Mix London, ‘Morgana le Fey’ 8pm: Book tickets

24 September 2015, Wirksworth Festival, Shahnameh with Arash Moradi, 7.30pm Book tickets

19 September 2015, Lewisham Story Festival, ‘The Princess and the Pea’ 3 – 4 pm More information here

5 September 2015, Wise Words Festival Canterbury, ‘Paradise Bride,’ 8pm More information here

20 – 31 August, Edinburgh Festival. ‘Morgana le Fey’ More information here

19 – 30 August, Edinburgh Festival. ‘Paradise Bride’ More information here

29 July, The Fabularium Fairytale Festival, Crickcrack Club More information here

5, 6 June Storytelling Conference with Barefoot Books Cambridge Massachusetts

8 May, British Museum for ‘Ancient Greece, mind, body and soul’, Tales of the Great Red Goddess 18.15, 19.00, 19.45 More information here

2 – 3 May, Storytelling Festival Balearic Island Palma de Majorca

29 April, The Forge, London, ‘The 7 Wise Princesses’ 7.30 pm More information here

15 – 17 April, British Museum, Storytelling for ‘The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece’

8 April, Torriano StoryNight, London ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid’ 8pm More information here

22 March, Victoria and Albert Museum, ‘Shahnameh Iranian Book of Kings’ Storytelling for Nowruz

7 March Smithsonian Insititute Freer and Sackler Galleries, ‘Nizami’s 7 Wise Princesses’ More information here

27 February, Shaggy Dog Storytelling, Hebden Bridge, ‘Baba Yaga and the Virgin’ More information here

23 February, London Goddess Temple, Kingston ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid and other tales of the Divine Feminine’

16 – 20 February, British Museum Gallery, 33 Chinese Stories

12.15, 2.15, 3.15 30 January, Scottish Storytelling Centre, ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid’ 8pm More information here

2014

21 – 23 November Warsaw Storytelling Festival The Shahnameh with Arash Moradi 14 November 6.30pm Shahnameh Kensington and Chelsea Library 13 November 7.30pm Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid, The Garage, The Horse and Groom, Hastings, TN38 0EB 11 November 2014 7.30 Guesthouse Storytellers, The Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road, Newhaven BN9 9EA More information here 10 November 2014 8pm Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE More information here 2 – 3 November 4pm ‘The Word’ Meyerhold Centre, Novoslobodskaya, Moscow 27 – 31 October British Museum Storytelling for the Ming – 50 years that changed China 12 October Cheltenham Literature Festival – The Princess and the Pea 10 -21 September Wise Words Literature Festival ‘Her’ and ‘Pussy’s in the Well’ More information here 29 September 2014 7.15 for a 7.30 start Treadwells Esoteric Bookshop, 33 Store Street, London WC1E 7BS More information here 19 September 2014 Wise Words Storytelling Festival, TIME AND PLACE TBC Canterbury More information here 13 September 2014 7.30 The Old Bakehouse Theatre, Blackheath SE3 9LA More information here 24 August Royal Mews Storytelling 23 August 11 – 4pm Stories for The Big Summer Read Churchill Square, Brighton More information here 17 August 11.30, 12.30, 13.30 Storytelling for the Royal Mews, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 11 August at 11am 2014 The Princess and the Pea The Big Summer Read, Churchill Square Brighton More information here 25 – 28 June Glastonbury Festival Shakti Speaks – Brigid Her Temple 29 May – 1 June – Oslo Storytelling Festival – Baba Yaga and the Virgin More information here 31 March – Baba Yaga and the Virgin – Soho Theatre 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE 17 March – The Shahnameh by Ferdowsi with Xanthe Gresham and Arash Moradi – The Forge, 3-7 Delancey Street, Camden, London NW1 7NL 9 February – Stories for Chinese New Year 1.30pm and 3pm The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle 8 February – Stories from Japan, Arabia and Ireland 2pm The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle 14 January – Barcelona – Baba Yaga and the Virgin

2013

15 December Morgana Le Fey The Bargehouse South Bank Centre London 7pm www.crickcrack.com 7 December Morgana Le Fey Aberystwith Arts Centre 26 October Fee Fee La Fou HQ London Baba Yaga and the Virgin 6pm www.feefeelafouenterprises.com 12 October Beverley Literature Festival Baba Yaga and the Virgin 11 October Cheltenham Literature Festival 8.45 Morgana le Fey The Inkpot www.cheltenhamfestivals.com 4 October Litfest Doncaster The Shahnameh The Storey Institute 8pm www.litfest.org 25 September Northern Stage Newcastle Morgana le Fey 8pm www.northernstage.co.uk 21 September Parasol Unit London The Shahnameh 2.30 – 3.30 www.parasol-unit.org 14 September Wise Words Festival Canterbury Baba Yaga and the Virgin Marlow Theatre Studio 8.30 www.wisewordsfestival.co.uk 13 September Wise Words Festival Canterbury Tall Tales Gulbenkian Theatre 10am – 11am www.wisewordsfestival.co.uk 13 August Bleddfa Centre Wales, Baba Yaga and the Virgin http://www.bleddfacentre.com/storytelling.htm 29 August Glastonbury Festival Baba Yaga and the Virgin Her Temple 20.00 – 21.15 13 August Bleddfa Centre Wales, Baba Yaga and the Virgin http://www.bleddfacentre.com/storytelling.htm 5 & 6 July York Theatre Royal Morgana le Fey with Nick Hennessey http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/shows/morgana_le_fey.php#.UWMHb6sa85g 7.45pm 14 June Tomb Thumb Theatre Margate Pussys in the Well http://www.scandalmongers.co.uk/page2.htm 28 April Barefoot Books Oxford Studio Sunday Storytelling Special 14.45 – 15.30 12 April Brigsteer Village Hall South Lakeland Baba Yaga and the Virgin http://dreamfired.co.uk/april 7.30 10 – 11 April 2013 Royal Mews London Storytelling http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/event/family-activities-storytelling-amazing-adventures-at-the-royal-mews 11.30/12.30/1.30 4 April 2013 Rich Mix London The Charity Shop http://www.richmix.org.uk/whats-on/event/crick-crack-club-presents-the-charity-shop 7.30pm 16 March 2013, Shahnameh – Nowruz Celebrations, The Smithsonian Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington 5 – 8 March 2013, Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 12 February 2013, Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings with Arash Moradi, Soho Theatre  W1D 3NE, 8pm 10 February 2013, Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings with Arash Moradi, Edinburgh Iranian Festival 2012 15 December Festive Storytelling Royal Mews Buckingham Palace 11.30 12.30 & 1.30 http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/event/family-activities-festive-storytelling-at-the-royal-mews 13 December 2012 ‘Midwinter Tales with Nick Hennessey and Jo Blake Cave, Royal and Derngate Theatre, 9 Guildhall Road, Northampton.  8pm 7 December 2012, The Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings, The Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle, NE1 2NP, 7.30pm 9 November Baba Yaga and the Virgin Lichfield Garrick Theatre Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR Box office 01543 412 121 www.lichfieldgarrick.com/xanthe gresham 2 November – The Day of the Dead with Xanthe, Ben Haggarty and Tuup – Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE 1 – 2 November – Strict and Happy – Folktale Version of The Merchant of Venice, Room 1, Enlightenment Gallery, The British Museum 12.30, 2.15, 3.15 29 – 31 October – Sycorax’s Tempest Sainsbury African Galleries, The British Museum 12.30, 2.15, 3.15 17 August, 29 October – 2 November Sycorax’s Tempest British Museum Africa Gallery 20 – 22 July Festival at the Edge Much Wenlock, Shropshire …more info 29 June – 1 July 2012 Shahnameh with Arash Moradi Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival www.beyondtheborder.com 19 June Pussy’s in the Well – The Goddess Under the Pavement Soho Theatre 8pm http://ow.ly/busi0…more info 8 June Baba Yaga and the Virgin Hammersmith Irish Centre 7.30 pm 5 Black’s Road W6 9DT 020 85638232 27 May Farm Day Stories Bishop Burton College, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 8QG 12 – 4.30pm 20 May 2012 Underworld Tales Inspired by the Past Festival Shugborough Castle www.heardmusic.co.uk 19 May Tales from the Silk Road Asian Word Festival 11 am Asia House www.asiahouse.org/arts-and-culture 18 May Shoe and Tell: Red Shoes Storytelling Design Museum Shad Thames London SE1 2YD 8 – 11pm http://designmuseum.org/design-overtime