Friday 29 May | 19:30 | £12 | £8 under 16
With Michael Harvey & Pauline Down
Presented by Cambridge Storytellers
'Masters of their art, and wonderful ambassadors for Welsh culture and tradition. This is storytelling at it's best' - Scottish International Storytelling Festival
Story and Song combine to tell the story of Branwen one of the greatest myths of celtic mythology. This ancient Welsh story has an initimate relationship with the landscape where it is set, as well as the landscape of the human soul. It is a story of magical transformation, extreme characters, wildness, fury and longing.
Michael Harvey has worked all over the world telling traditional stories and leading workshops. His storytelling home turf is the physical and mythological landscape of Wales and he has worked extensively with the production company Adverse Camber touring the award winning show Hunting the Giant’s Daughter and Dreaming the Night Field. He has won a Major Creative Wales Award and was a member of the 3rd Labo at La Maison du Conte Storytelling Centre in Paris.
Pauline Down is a voice teacher, singer and composer. She is a founder member of the Natural Voice Network and leads community choirs, holds individual and small group sessions for building confidence and vocal skills and is a leader in the field of singing and health. Pauline also has experience in theatre and performance and has a passion for performing poetry as well as close harmony a cappella singing, most recently with the Chalk Circle Collective.