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Museum Opening Times

The museum in Wem is no longer open to the public as we are dismantling it prior to our relocation. We will be reopening the museum at our new site in October 2019. Watch this space for more details.


Mythstories' Events

Shut Stories 2019 Wednesday 19th June 2019 2.00pm to 3.30pm

meet at The Frankwell Quay Entrance, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

Shut Stories walk one
with Amy Douglas


Storywalk Shrewsbury's famous alleys and passageways with storyteller Amy Douglas

A 90 minute guided walk with stories of Shrewsbury's Shuts suitable for ages 16 to 96. Tickets 5.00 / 4.00 in advance

Amy created this story tour for Mythstories in 2001 as part of "The Year of the Artist" come in enjoy the revived, refreshed version for 2019 to celebrate Mythstories' 20th Anniversary year.

Secure your advance storywalkers permit at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England.


Dez at Old Oswestry Thursday 20th June 2019 1.15pm to 1.45pm

at The Business Lounge, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

A Lunchtime Encounter with
Gogmagog


Your chance to get up close and personal with the King of the Giants.

Bring your take away coffee and sandwich and discover how he lost his head.

Hear how he tried to bargain the Giants' treasure for his life, and find out the exact location of his grave near Old Oswestry

Intrigued? Secure a Reservation register at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England and support from the Co-op Community Fund.


Palekh plate Thursday 27th June 2019 1.15pm to 1.45pm

at The Business Lounge, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

A Lunchtime Encounter with
Palekh


Your chance to get up close and personal with Palekh miniature paintings from Russia.

Bring your take away coffee and sandwich and discover why iconographers turned to folktales.

Hear the tale of a very adventurous biscuit.

Intrigued? Secure a Reservation register at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England and support from the Co-op Community Fund.


Shut Stories 2019 Wednesday 3rd July 2019 2.00pm to 3.30pm

meet at The Frankwell Quay Entrance, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

Shut Stories walk two
with Amy Douglas


Storywalk Shrewsbury's famous alleys and passageways with storyteller Amy Douglas

A 90 minute guided walk with stories of Shrewsbury's Shuts suitable for ages 16 to 96. Tickets 5.00 / 4.00 in advance

Amy created this story tour for Mythstories in 2001 as part of "The Year of the Artist" come in enjoy the revived, refreshed version for 2019 to celebrate Mythstories' 20th Anniversary year.

Secure your advance storywalkers permit at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England.


Gilgamesh Thursday 4th July 2019 1.15pm to 1.45pm

at The Business Lounge, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

A Lunchtime Encounter with
Gilgamesh


Your chance to get up close and personal with epic tale of Gilgamesh.

Bring your take away coffee and sandwich and discover why you can't live forever.

Feel the tale on vitrified clay tablets.

Intrigued? Secure a Reservation register at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England and support from the Co-op Community Fund.


Montgomery Castle Saturday 6th July 2019 at 12.00 noon

Meet at the steps opposite Bunners, Arthur Street, Montgomery SY15 6RA - please allow extra time to park and walk to the start as the Montgomery Annual Street Fair is taking place on Broad Street; why not make a day of it and enjoy all the fun of the fair too!

A story-stroll up to, and around, Montgomery Castle (duration approx. 100 minutes).

Telling Space Family Storytelling Club presents:-
Castle Stories Storywalk at Montgomery Castle


Suitable for everyone - children must be accompanied by an adult. A Chance to Listen - An Opportunity to Tell.

Bring a story, a riddle or a song or just listen and enjoy.

It's Absolutely Free

To secure your Storywalkers Permit register at eventbrite


Shut Stories 2019 Thursday 11th July 2019 2.00pm to 3.30pm

meet at The Frankwell Quay Entrance, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

Shut Stories walk three
with Amy Douglas


Storywalk Shrewsbury's famous alleys and passageways with storyteller Amy Douglas

A 90 minute guided walk with stories of Shrewsbury's Shuts suitable for ages 16 to 96. Tickets 5.00 / 4.00 in advance

Amy created this story tour for Mythstories in 2001 as part of "The Year of the Artist" come in enjoy the revived, refreshed version for 2019 to celebrate Mythstories' 20th Anniversary year.

Secure your advance storywalkers permit at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England.


Shut Stories 2019 Tuesday 23rd July 2019 2.00pm to 3.30pm

meet at The Frankwell Quay Entrance, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

Shut Stories walk four
with Amy Douglas


Storywalk Shrewsbury's famous alleys and passageways with storyteller Amy Douglas

A 90 minute guided walk with stories of Shrewsbury's Shuts suitable for ages 16 to 96. Tickets 5.00 / 4.00 in advance

Amy created this story tour for Mythstories in 2001 as part of "The Year of the Artist" come in enjoy the revived, refreshed version for 2019 to celebrate Mythstories' 20th Anniversary year.

Secure your advance storywalkers permit at eventbrite

With Lottery Funding from Arts Council England.


The Morgan Library - home of Mythstories


"Excellent, absolutely love this museum / gallery / performance space"

"Wonderful way to preserve stories and let them grow again"

"What a colourful way to get the imaginative juices running"

"What a brilliant refurbishment with such a wonderful array of the essence of stories



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