EVENTS CALENDAR

 Scroll down to find out about all my public performances and how to book!

Please come and say “Hi!” if you make it along.

Private performances or those in schools are not listed here.

 Moseley Folk and Arts Festival

Folk on The Slope Stage

Saturday: 12.15pm  and  2.15pm

Sunday: 12.15 and 2.00pm  

“The Wondertale Mix”

Family Friendly

Tricky foxes, magical trees, brave children and the occasional sandwich.

Lively, fast paced,  family friendly performances full of wonder and magic

With plenty of opportunities to join in

These performances will also feature violinist Ann Jones.

  Birmingham Literature Festival 

Martineau Gardens, Edgbaston, Birmingham 

7.30pm – 9.30 pm

Cost £10 (£8 conc.)

“Story-Tea: Wild Woods Brew”

Adults

When autumn leaves fall, the trees are almost bare, sleeping, watching, waiting for spring. What might you encounter there?

The stories will be interspersed with servings of warming tea blends. During the evening the audience will be invited to use a mix of natural materials and words to make a small autumn offering based on the evenings themes.

Story-Tea is a collaboration with Arlene Burnett (artist and folk herbalist)

  Use the contact form at the bottom of the page if you would like to book a schools performance

 Schools Performances

15th Oct A.M and P.M Burton-Upon-Trent Library

16th October P.M Castle Vale Library, Birmingham

22nd October A.M and P.M Handsworth Library, Birmingham

25th October A.M Erdington Library, Birmingham

Free with thanks to Arts Council Funding

“Animal Lullabies”

3-7 year olds

 

A lively interactive storytelling adventure followed by an author workshop.

The moon is bright, it’s bedtime. But shhh… in the animals night world who’s getting up to mischief, instead of going to sleep?

Public Performances

Coventry Central Library 11am and 2pm

Free (Booking Essential)

“Animal Lullabies”

3-7 year olds (must be accompanied at all times)

A lively interactive storytelling adventure. The moon is bright it’s bedtime. But shhhh… in the animals night world who’s getting up to mischief, instead of going to sleep ?

First 15 children to sign up can take part in an author workshop

Public Performances

Bedworth  Library 11am and 2pm

Free (Booking Essential)

“Story-Tea Magicians Brew”

6+ and their adults

Come and join magical teller of tales Pyn Stockman and potion
maker Queen of Camellias.
Learn what all young witches and wizards need to know about the
art of magic spells and the magical spell of stories.
 solve puzzles  unpick clues and gather an element from each story to your 
 own magic tea potion and tea spell.

Brewers Social, Harborne Village 4pm to 6pm

Free (Booking Essential)

“Spooky Tales”

6+  (for guidance)

Journey deep into a forest filled with talking skulls and the threads of Spider Webs. Meet magical horses and defeat terrible witches in this quest for light. With plenty of opportunities to join in! 

These spooky tales are suitable for children aged 6+ and their families. 

Happy Heart Cafe

26 Richmond Road, B92 7RP Solihull

7.30pm 

Cost (TBC)

“Dark Tales for Dark Nights”

Adults

The creak of a lone tree

A sinister apparition or is it just a trick of the light?

Chilling tales of dread and fear at the turning of year… join storytellers, Cath Edwards, Pyn Stockman & Sharon Carr if you dare when they return to the Happy Heart for an evening of spectral and an unearthly tales that will chill you to the very marrow!

 

Temperance Cafe, Leamington Spa

7.30 pm 

Cost £5 

“Sacred Waters”

Adults

A 12th Century Princess on an epic journey

A chance encounter with a goddess with a varied past

Vast stretches of marsh land full of wild fowl, secrets and dangers

And a well containing far more than wishes.

This performance is a collaboration with musician Kate Luxmoore

Kate Luxmoore is a clarinettist and composer who draws on a wide range of musical experience encompassing classical, jazz, funk and folk music genres.

Luxmoore and Stockman collaborate on a range of innovative projects involving live music and performance storytelling.

Their work has been described as: 

“Fabulous interweaving of words and music, place and stories – wonderful!”

 Booking information coming soon.

Brewood Library, Newport St
Brewood ST19 9DT

7.30 pm 

Cost TBC

“Sacred Waters”

Adults

A 12th Century Princess on an epic journey

A chance encounter with a goddess with a varied past

Vast stretches of marsh land full of wild fowl, secrets and dangers

And a well containing far more than wishes.

This performance is a collaboration with musician Kate Luxmoore

Kate Luxmoore is a clarinettist and composer who draws on a wide range of musical experience encompassing classical, jazz, funk and folk music genres.

Luxmoore and Stockman collaborate on a range of innovative projects involving live music and performance storytelling.

Their work has been described as: 

“Fabulous interweaving of words and music, place and stories – wonderful!” – Audience Member Birmingham Town Hall Symphony Hall Jazz Lines

 Booking information coming soon.

Leamington Spa Museum and Art Gallery

1pm

Free

“The Shakespeare Mix”

Ages 7+ (for guidance)

A mischievous woodland Trickster dreaming of Midsummer
A mean and moody Grindy-low
A brave lad named Amleth and the true value of salt.
 A lively interactive performance that explores the stories and folk lore of Shakespeare’s plays.

This performance is a collaboration with musician Kate Luxmoore.

Luxmoore and Stockman’s family friendly work has been described as:

“Better than the T.V”  – Spot on Lancashire Audience Member 2018

The session will be followed by an Art Cart craft workshop.

 Booking information coming soon.

 Tudor House Museum, Worcester

Time TBC

Cost TBC 

“Weaving Words”

Adults

The drop of the spindle
The whir of the wheel
The step of the treadle
The click of the needles

Join Cath Edwards, Pyn Stockman and Sharon Carr for an evening of tales that were woven (by words) as women worked.

Please contact me with any booking requests or to discuss any projects via this contact form. 

I do my upmost to respond within a day, so if you don’t hear from me with 24 hours, please feel free to use my direct email address

pynstockman at gmail dot com

I look forward to hearing from you

Pyn 

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