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Story Co-operative October (Theme: Blood)

Oct22022
Time: 2.30-5.30
Location: Meet at Electric Elephant Cafe. Stories at Pullens Yards (entrance on Crampton Street SE17)

Chat about storytelling, listen to new tales, and tell your own to an adult audience.
Thanks to our wonderful crowdfunder patrons, story co-operative is 100% FREE. Please message me vanessa@londondreamtime.com if you want to tell a story.
Meet at Electric Elephant Cafe Crampton Street at 2.30 to get your food and drinks. Stories will happen in Pullens Yards Hall (entrance on Crampton Street) at 3pm. TICKETS HERE

“The Yellow Marble” at Pollocks Toy Museum

Oct82022
Time: 5.30pm and 8pm
Location: 1 Scala St, London W1T 2HL

Scary stories in an antique toy museum after dark.  Meet in the unique surroundings of Pollocks Toy Museum and allow “London’s resident storyteller” Vanessa Woolf to enchant you in with the terrifying tale of The Yellow Marble. Explore crooked stairways, rare dolls and toys, magical paper theatres… and discover some of the history behind this tiny but beautiful and unique museum. Mulled wine and entry to the museum included.

Warning: The story is scary and is not suitable for people of a sensitive disposition. Over 18s only. @PollocksToyMuseum

Price: £20 including mulled wine and entry to the museum

TICKET LINK FOR 5.30PM

TICKET LINK FOR 8PM

Scared to Death in the Woods

Oct222022
Time: 7pm
Location: A secret location in NW3

Price: £10

It’s almost Halloween. Meet Vanessa and George for horrific stories and live music in a dark, cold secret location in the woods. Please note this is absolutely not for children or for people of a nervous disposition. Dress VERY warmly, Bring a candle in a jar and something to sit on. To find out more about the kind of event this is please click here.

Book your ticket to get the meeting place.

Storytelling Co-operative (Special guest Giles Abbott)

Nov62022
Time: 15.00
Location: Pullens Community Centre, Crampton st. Meet at Electric Elephant Cafe for food first if you want!

A social afternoon, chat about storytelling and tell your own!

Today we are delighted to welcome special guest, renowned performer Giles Abbott, one of the UK’s very few blind professional storytellers. Giles will be telling from his show ‘Patched and Mended’ and there will be a chance for questions at the end.

Stories from the floor are very welcome 3-5 minutes long, message vanessa@londondreamtime.com to arrange.

Thanks to our wonderful crowdfunder patrons, story co-operative is 100% FREE.

Meet at Electric Elephant Cafe Crampton Street at 2.30 to get your food and drinks. Stories will happen in Pullens Yards Hall (entrance on Crampton Street) at 3pm.

FREE TICKET HERE.

Secret Storytelling: The Highgate Vampire

Nov122022
Time: 2.45pm
Location: secret location in N19

Come as close as you dare! Join George and Vanessa for the story of the ‘Highgate Vampire’ told outside in the gloaming. The story will be told very close to where the events took place.

Gothic, outrageous, mysterious and bizarre: this is a true horror story about Highgate Cemetery, vampires and blood, media frenzy, terrifying hauntings, black magic and two extraordinary and fascinating personalities. 

Please note this takes place outside so dress very, very warmly. There is a certain amount of shelter if it rains. Places are strictly limited. Over 18s only. £15 pp TICKETS HERE

Storytelling Co-operative (Theme: Darkness)

Dec42022
Time: 15.00

A chance to chat about storytelling and tell your own stories to an adult audience.

Stories can be up to ten minutes long, message vanessa@londondreamtime.com to book your slot.

Thanks to our wonderful crowdfunder patrons, story co-operative is 100% FREE.

Meet at Electric Elephant Cafe Crampton Street at 2.30 to get your food and drinks. Stories will happen in Pullens Yards Hall (green door, entrance on Crampton Street) at 3pm.

TICKET LINK

Secret storytelling: Ghosts for Christmas

Dec172022
Time: 6pm
Location: A secret outdoor location in E1

Let Vanessa and George spirit you away to a stunning and secret cemetery for 1980s songs and wintery London ghost stories. Dress very very warmly and bring a flask, fairylights or a candle in a jar to light us through the darkness. ticket link here

Price: £3 early bird £8

THE SNOW QUEEN AT ASYLUM CHAPEL

Jan152023
Time: 3.45
Location: The Asylum chapel, Caroline Gardens, London SE15

Join us for one of the world’s most beautiful and powerful fairytales told live with music by candlelight in a ruined chapel. Bring your granny, your cousin, your kids or your best friend for a journey of the imagination under the Northern Lights! Bring a candle in a jar and a blanket to best enjoy the romantic decay of our stunning chapel location. Dress incredibly warmly.

Price: £12
Ticket link

“Unlucky” with London Dreamtime

Feb142023
Time: 6pm
Location: Peckham

It’s Valentines day so get in the mood with some horrific urban legends (including Story of the Yellow Marble) in a cold and dark secret location…

Dress very warmly, bring something to sit on and a candle in a jar. If you would like to know more about the kind of event this is, please click here.

This event combines exploration, storytelling and live music. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email vanessa@londondreamtime.com

Please note this is NOT suitable for under-18s or people of a sensitive disposition.

Price: £10

Ticket link here

Contact

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