• Stories from the Ship of Fools - Roots and Roads

  • Fri, 21-06-2019 at 19:30
  • Norwegian Church Arts Centre
    Harbour Dr Cardiff Bay
    CF10 4PA Cardiff
Stories from the Ship of Fools - Roots and Roads - Norwegian Church Arts Centre - Cardiff

This summer Beyond the Border will host Roots & Roads, a collaborative project funded by Creative Europe. The project begins on 17th June when an international crew of professional Storytellers from Sweden, Italy and Wales set sail on a three-masted schooner (Adventure Wales) to voyage along the S Wales coast , telling traditional stories as they go. They will perform on board for the passengers on Adventure Wales, at National Waterfront Museum Swansea for parties of school children, before returning to Cardiff for a final performance for an adult audience, ‘Stories From The Ship of Fools’, at The Norwegian Church on Midsummer’s Eve, 21st June, 7.30pm. The Programme of salty stories will include pirate tales, Norse sagas, true stories of Italian adventurers and legends of the Severn Sea, as well as ballads and shanties. Storytellers include:Johan Theodorssen (Sweden); Paola Balbi and Davide Bardi (Italy);Steve Killick and David Ambrose (Wales)Tickets (plus admin fees through Brown Paper Tickets).General £10 Under 18s £8Senior Citizens £8Suitable for ages 10+Tickets available online. Limited capacity. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4246547Roots & Roads will continue in August when the international cast of storytellers and musicians return to Wales to give performances at Canolfan Felin Uchaf, St Hywyn's Church Aberdaron and Plas Glyn Y Weddw on the magnificent Llyn Peninsular. Full perfor