So we promised we’d let you know who won the Bristol Story Slam; we’ve got the results of our summer festival ticket give away to announce and we want to let all our audience know about the next steps for Bristol Storyfest – which start with creating a not-for-profit ltd company to run the festival, the slam and other related events all focused on developing the artform of performance storytelling and some of its applied uses.
The festival is in full swing, with storytellers nearly trampled into the ground under the surge of families at some events (has the children’s library ever been so full of chaos)! So it’s time for a quick peak ahead to some of the weekend events.
This year there’s a real focus on Southville and Bedminster in the Storyfest programme and we’re sure that our events will prove popular with locals and good reason for people to visit from other areas of the city and beyond.
I’m growing more and more excited by our evening programme this year. Of course it’s full of the events you all love already, like the Story Slam and Folk Tales, but it’s also just a little bit twisted in many ways.
And here we go with the first event news for 2014 for Bristol Story Festival. The Bristol Story Slam is back. Continue reading
Dates for our fabulous festival of storytelling here in Bristol next year have been agreed.
February 18th – February 23rd 2014
The Festival is moving to February half-term so that we can expand our programme of family storytelling events.
The new Creative Director is Kat Quatermass, a storyteller, consultant and arts manager who moved to Bristol in 2012. Kat comes to BristolStoryFest fresh from a year as Festival Manager at Beyond the Border – Wales International Storytelling Festival.