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Mythstories' Events


Carding Mill Valley Saturday 4th January 2020 - 12.00 noon
meet outside Carding Mill Valley NT Tearooms, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 6JG

Telling Space Family Storytelling Club
Carding Mill Valley Storywalk
Join us for a storied walk to the reservoir - bring a story, a riddle or a song or listening ears and enjoy.
Duration approx. 100 minutes.


Suitable for everyone - children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pops up at different heritage and story sites in Shropshire & the Welsh Borderlands each month.
new families welcome to join at any time.

FREE to secure your Storywalkers Permit register at eventbrite

A Chance to Listen - An Opportunity to Tell


it's behind you Wednesday 8th January 2020 - 11.00am to 12.30pm & 1.30pm to 3.00pm
University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

Home Ed Group
Make and Perform a Pantomime
Start the new year with a new twist on the panto. We'll make a miniature theatre stage, create characters and act out our own pantomime.

Arts, crafts and stories for Home-Educating Families.
Open to 8—14 year olds accompanied by an adult.
The day consists of 2 sessions with a break for lunch (please bring your own).

£10 per family

Limited places, please book in advance at eventbrite

The Group has nine sessions a year on the 1st Wednesday of the month (except April / August / December)


the story circle Thursday 6th February 2020 from 6.00pm to 7.00pm

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


the story circle


An early evening event for adults fascinated by stories.
Come along and tell a five minute traditional tale.
Spend the rest of the hour listening to others telling their favourite story.


Free, but please book in advance at eventbrite.


with support from Shropshire Council.


Mrs Ellis and her cat Sunday 9th February 2020 from 4.00pm to 5.00pm

at Room SGH026, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ


The Origins of Ellesmere


An exploration of the origin of Ellemere for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival.

What’s in a name?
Why is the lake called Ellis’ Mere on a Tudor map in Shropshire Archives?
Who really lives in those glacial waters?
How can you find out more?
You know the When & Where - Come along!
Free, but please book in advance at eventbrite.


the 1st Tour of the day Tuesday 11th February 2020 from 6.00pm to 6.30pm

start at Room SGH026, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ


21 and changing (tour 1)


Mythstories is 21 come and take an introductory 30 minute curator-guided tour as part of DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival.

21 years ago when Mythstories was born a museum of the intangible art of storytelling seemed a contradiction in terms. Through continual change Mythstories has survived and now thanks to a collaboration with UCS a new species of museum is evolving in Shrewsbury – come and take an introductory 30 minute curator-guided tour. (1 of 3)


FREE, but booking is essential - get your reservations at eventbrite.



the 2nd Tour of the day Tuesday 11th February 2020 from 6.30pm to 7.00pm

start at Room SGH026, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ


21 and changing (tour 2)


Mythstories is 21 come and take an introductory 30 minute curator-guided tour as part of DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival.

21 years ago when Mythstories was born a museum of the intangible art of storytelling seemed a contradiction in terms. Through continual change Mythstories has survived and now thanks to a collaboration with UCS a new species of museum is evolving in Shrewsbury – come and take an introductory 30 minute curator-guided tour. (2 of 3)


FREE, but booking is essential - get your reservations at eventbrite.



the 3rd Tour of the day Tuesday 11th February 2020 from 7.00pm to 7.30pm

start at Room SGH026, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ


21 and changing (tour 3)


Mythstories is 21 come and take an introductory 30 minute curator-guided tour as part of DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival.

21 years ago when Mythstories was born a museum of the intangible art of storytelling seemed a contradiction in terms. Through continual change Mythstories has survived and now thanks to a collaboration with UCS a new species of museum is evolving in Shrewsbury – come and take an introductory 30 minute curator-guided tour. (3 of 3)


FREE, but booking is essential - get your reservations at eventbrite.



The Pirate Parade to University Centre Shrewsbury, 2019


"Really enjoyable. Always had a smile on my face. Love storytelling – thank you!"

"How well science and myth can be combined when enthusiastically and entertainingly presented – excellent!"

"Friendly + something for everyone. Learnt a new story + more about the world we live in."

"Great fun + entertaining as well as educational. Thank you. X"



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