Stories at the Storey

The Storey Institute in Lancaster.
The Storey Institute in Lancaster.

It’s that time of year when people make or break New Year’s Resolutions. So what better time to tell your stories?

The first ‘Stories at The Storey’ evening of the year is a chance to tell all about your resolutions – past, present and future. The series was launched last year and aims to showcase the power of storytelling.

Yvonne Battle-Felton and Naomi Kruger, postgraduates studying English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University and part of the university’s Graduate College, have launched the new search for performers – and their stories.

Yvonne said: “We’re calling on people to join us to tell their tales about things they’ve resolved to change, to do, to let go: their resolutions in life, love, careers. The list really is endless.

“If you have an engaging story that loosely explores the theme ‘resolution’ we would love to hear it.”

‘Stories at The Storey’ is an open mic night, featuring five to 10 storytellers.

The evening is open to everyone. The only qualification is that your yarn must be a creative, non-fiction, dramatic re-telling of a first-person event.

The latest storytelling evening will take place on Thursday, January 22 in the Music Room at The Storey Institute in Lancaster. It starts at 7pm and is sponsored by Grad College.

To apply for tickets for this free event visit www.eventbrite.co.uk and search for ‘Stories at The Storey’.