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Yorkshire Festival Of Story Brings Captivating Live Events To Skipton Town Hall

10:39 AM 23rd October 2023


The Yorkshire Festival of Story is back this November, and it’s bringing Skipton Town Hall to life with an array of enchanting events that promise to captivate audiences of all ages :

Saturday, November 11th

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Cowfoot Prince with Usifu Jalloh!

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Audience: Family Event

Sierra Leone’s Usifu Jalloh, an acclaimed storyteller, will immerse you in the warmth and vibrancy of Africa through songs, drumming, and the magic of storytelling. This funny and engaging show is a must-see for the whole family, promising an unforgettable experience.

Tickets: £6 adults, £3 children

Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman: The Warlock Effect

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join renowned playwright and author Jeremy Dyson, co-writer of the hit Ghost Stories, and British actor, director, and magician, Andy Nyman, as they discuss their latest novel The Warlock Effect. Get ready for a twist-filled adventure that combines magic, espionage, and intrigue. A rare opportunity to meet these creative minds!

Early Bird tickets: £8

In Conversation with Dame Marina Warner

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Audience: Adults

Dame Marina Warner, the celebrated historian, mythographer, and art critic, will be sharing her insights on the enduring power of storytelling, myths, and contemporary retelling. Discover the connections between imagination, art, and societal impact as you delve into the world of this influential figure.

Early Bird Tickets: £8, with book signing opportunity.

Sunday, November 12th

Pippi Longstocking: A Family Adventure

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Audience: Family Event

Join Sofie Miller as she brings the fearless adventurer Pippi Longstocking to life, captivating audiences aged 4 to 99. Despite being a story that’s 77 years old, Pippi, being a self-sufficient, independent and truthful girl who stands up against prejudice and authoritarianism, is more current than ever. Stick around after the show for a creative workshop.

Tickets: Adults £6 Children £3

Black Liver Presents Miss Nobodies: A Century of Women’s Stories

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Audience: Adults

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of storytelling, comedy, songs, and poetry as Black Liver brings Miss Nobodies to the stage. This captivating performance takes you on a journey through a century of women’s stories, offering laughter, tears, and inspiring moments. An event that will leave you pondering the future for women.

Early Bird Tickets: £8

Purchase your tickets online at Yorkshire Festival of Story now to immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling.

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