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Tales for Winter

Music and culture
  • 26/11
  • 20:30 -
  • FREE

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Join us this cold winter night on a journey into the dark where the dead can talk, monsters are real, and love can crack open a heart.

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The cold dark days of winter are upon us. The days grow shorter, the nights longer. Outside gatherings are banned and we are all huddled inside our dens. What better way to spend these gloomy nights? So, dim the lights, pour yourself your favourite winter warmer, make yourself cosy and let the internationally renowned storyteller Clare Murphy take you away into mysterious lands.

All donations to this event will go to support Bristol Refugee Rights, who have been supporting thousands of people seeking asylum and refugees in the Bristol are since 2006. To learn more about Bristol Refugee Rights please visit their website.


Dublin born storyteller Clare Murphy has told stories worldwide since 2006. She tells for all ages on all kinds of stages. She has performed in more than 20 countries to audiences of 5 to 5000 people. Her work ranges from science-stories to socio-political pieces to her beloved Irish mythology. She has had the honour of performing for President Mary Robinson as well as at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

“Masterly storytelling – all delivered at a pace which meant there was never a dull moment”. Culture Whisper

“Clare Muireann Murphy’s beautiful lilting Irish voice was in stark contrast to the darkly humorous stories she told us, and she her first-rate comic physicality only served to enhance her storytelling.” Everything Theatre

“Leading us through stories within stories within stories, Murphy’s comfortable charm and wit sparkled around the room, illuminating the darkest corners of her tales.” Oxford Literary Review

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