Events 2018

Keep checking as more will be added as they appear.  This is the list of public events, not including private bookings.  If you'd like to book us for an event at your site, please email Tom.

We appear at all sorts of venues, great and small, medieval to modern.  In recent years we've shared living history, talks, music and storytelling in cosy village halls, lots of churches, a myriad of museums and several arts centres, as well as large events like Tatton Park Medieval Fayre, Shrewsbury Folk Festival and Festival at the Edge.

Sunday 14th January 2018, 5pm, Apple Tree Wassail at Norton Priory, Runcorn, Cheshire.  Join us to drive away evil spirits and bring a good year's crop.  With storytelling and music too.

Sunday 11th February 2018, 11am & 2pm, Storytelling Tours at Samlesbury Hall, near Preston, Lancashire.  Discover the history of this ancient building along with local folk tale and music.

Saturday 24th March 2018  Pilgrimage in Medieval England at Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.  A presentation with storytelling and music at a seminar of the Mary Webb Society   We'll  also explore connections to pilgrimage in Mary Webb's final unfinished novel 'Armour Wherein He Trusted'.

Wednesday 4th July 2018, Stories from The Piper's Tale at Storyfest 2018, West Kirby, Wirral. Tom will be sharing some of the tales from this popular show and compering the performances of  new storytellers.

Saturday 7th July 2018,  St Thomas Way Launch Event, at Hereford Cathedral.  We're providing medieval pilgrimage living history, storytelling, music at this event packed with so many wonderful things in the richly atmospheric setting of Hereford Cathedral.  Check out all the details here...

Saturday 25th August 2018,  Keeping House, at Ellisland Farm, Dumfries.  Ellisland Farm was the home of Scottish Bard Robert Burns and his wife Jean Armour.  Discover how plants and herbs were traditionally used around the house.  Why might Robert Burns have used Sweet Cicely, or Jean needed Lady's Mantle?  With the opportunity to make your own 'tussie mussie' herb bag to take away.  Check out all the details here...

Saturday 1st September 2018,  Farm Supper, at Ellisland Farm, Dumfries.  Music and storytelling alongside other fantastic local performers.  Check out all the details here

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018,  Medieval Music in the Dales, at Bolton Castle.  Music, storytelling and bagpipes alongside our friend Richard York.  Check out all the details here

Then the autumn is full of Medieval Music, Apple Days, Storytelling, Halloween activities and lots of festive events, details coming soon!