a Cabinet of Curiosities

Illustrator  Storyteller  Writer


Peter Stevenson



Rhysyn and the Mermaid, The Lady of the Millpond, Sigl-di-gwt, and Guto and the Little Red Mannikin, the four chapbooks in the series of Myra Evans's little illustrated Fairy Tale books.  A6 in size, 16 pages, with pictures and hand written words on each page, printed by the National Library of Wales.  First editions available only by direct order, at gigs, or from the National Library of Wales shop. Contact Peter for details.

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The World Turned Inside Out, stories of the Ceredigion Lead Mines in the new issue of Planet the Welsh Internationalist, with the sculptures of Alison Lochhead.

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'Myra' new double cd avaialble now,  £12.

The lost fairy tales and folk songs of west Wales, collected by Myra Evans of New Quay.

With Elsa and Ceri at the Owain Gyndwr Centre, Machynlleth. Photo; Giles W Bennett


Two branches of the same tree. Kamishibai man from Osaka meets Magical Lantern man from Aberystwyth. With illustrator and storyteller Pyonky Nishiziri from Spice Arthur 702, the shining highlight of Beyond the Border 2014, who glowed more brightly than a light sabre, and who also likes teacup stains on his artwork. Many thanks to all at BtB and Crick Crack Club who found the inspiration and cash to bring Pyonky to Wales.  Photo; Elsa Davies

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A Cabinet of Curiosities, an exhibition of fairy tale portraits, magical lantern slides, sketchbooks, y fari lwys and y dylwythen deg, at the Gas Gallery, Jan 10 to  13 Feb 2015.

Currently being shown at Imaginary Worlds exhibition at Oriel Davies, Newtown, until Feb 2017


The Talking Tree /Blodau'r Draen


Where the Water keeps no Secrets

A story of the ageless human relationship with the Ceredigion hills, through film, folk tale, poetry, music, storytelling, song, projections, objects, live music, illustration and photography.

A view through the looking glass backwards towards tomorrow.


Ffilm/ Film: Jacob Whittaker

Storiwr/Storyteller: Peter Stevenson

Ffidl a Llais/Fiddle & Voice: Elsa Davies

Telyn a Llais/Harp & Voice: Ceri Owen-Jones

Viol a Llais/ Viol & Voice: Ailsa Mair Hughes.




Borderless and Boundless

Crankie performance at the Provincetown Theatre, Greenwich Village, New York. Phot c Ari Ress

Welsh Folk Tales The History Press 2017

Welsh Folk Tales,

to be published by the History Press

in February 2017

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Next shows; see events page for details

Aber Music Fest Fringe

23 July The Story Bus, with Elsa and Ceri

24 July The Lost Fairy Tales and Folk Songs of west Wales

26 July The Frolic, the life of John Roberts,

27 July Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show comes to Aber

28 July Mr Salter and the the Lost Music of Llanbadarn

El Sueno Existe

29 July Children's workshop with Valeriane Leblond

30 July Crossing the Boundary, with Ailsa