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.
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.
'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
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 http://www.orieldavies.org/en/exhibition/imaginary-worlds
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.
Commissioned by Duress / Aberystwyth University and filmed in the Ceredigion uplands around the source of the river Teifi, the Talking Tree exists both as a 20 minute film and as a 1 hour performance, combining live music, film & storytelling. Please get in touch for more information and for screening and bookings.
Crankie performance at the Provincetown Theatre, Greenwich Village, New York. Phot c Ari Ress
Welsh Folk Tales,
to be published by the History Press
in February 2017
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
Two new shows
See storytelling page for details
The Frolic; the life and times of John Roberts, Romani Storyteller and Harper
Crossing the Boundary,