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Summer Festival of Stories & Songs

Over 2 days on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th July, Arts Alive presents a Summer Festival of stories and songs – featuring artists from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
Friday Night:
English Folk duo Whalebone is joined by poet Jean Atkin to perform Understories, a brush with the new folklore of Shropshire.
Welsh Supergroup ALAW are three leading musicians who bring a wealth of experience to a shared passion – the traditional music of Wals.
Saturday Lunchtime:
1.00 – 2.30 Join local storytellers as they tell tales over lunch.
Sal Tonge – a story teller and musician who lives in Stiperstones, celebrating the music of language.
Amy Douglas – award-winning story teller, telling traditional tales from Shropshire & Scotland.
Helen East & Rick Wilson – join the duo as they tell traditional stories drawn from places they have visited worldwide.
Saturday evening:
Wendy Weatherby and Sandy Breichin – Two of Scotland’s most versatile and popular musicians, playing a mixture of traditional and original material.
Michelle Burke and James Ross – Join internationally acclaimed artists singer-songwriter Michelle from Ireland, and pianist and composer James, for a smattering of Parlour songs and new songs.
Details of all events available at Arts Alive website and tickets bookable online there.
Lunch on Saturday is provided by The Happy Bap, Bishops Castle and following your booking we will be asking about dietary requirements.
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Each event is £12

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Organiser: Arts Alive

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