Monday, 8 November 2010

Wayland Tales - Free Storytelling and Writing Workshops and Event in Nov, Dec & Jan

Come and join us research, tell and listen to curious tales of Wayland. Bring your traditional local tales of all kinds and share them with others.  As long as the stories are connected with the Wayland area they can range from tales of ghosts, legends, crime, funny events too tragedy. We are not looking for new short stories created by you, but versions of true events or tales that have been passed down the generations.

Wed 17th Nov - Afternoon 2pm, Wayland House, Watton
Event 1. Join in with the research and planning workshop for the ‘Wayland Tales’ story telling event. 

Wed 24th Nov - Afternoon 2pm, Wayland House, Watton
Event 2. Workshop with storyteller and researcher of Norfolk Folklore - Theo Fanthorpe.

2nd December - Evening Storytelling Event ‘Wayland Tales’  at The Chequers Inn, Thompson. A winter evening of tales, told by members of the projects workshops and the well known storyteller - Theo Fanthorpe.

Places will be limited to 25, you will need a ticket priority will be given to those who have been researching local tales and/or taking part in the workshops.

The tales will be recorded at the event to form the base for a DVD that will be bound into an illustrated book of the 'Wayland Tales'.

There will be also be 2 Writing Workshops to help with the production of tales for this 2nd book stage, on the evening of Tue 11th Jan and the afternoon of Wed 12th Jan, both at Wayland House, Watton. These workshops will also be useful for those involved in writing their 'Village History' with the project.

If you would like to book a place on the above workshops, and take part in the Wayland Tales, please contact us saying which workshops you would like to attend email:, tel; 01953 880216 or pop-in to Wayland House and speak to the Heritage Officer, Sue White.

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