We did it! We’ve been super excited about launching a podcast. We put out a call and it was answered! In this launch episode, you’ll hear stories about love and loss, opportunities, regrets, family, and more.
We hope the stories touch you the same way they touch us.
We will put out a call for our next episode. In the meantime, if you’re in or near Lancaster, and would like to come to the live event, check out our “events” section for our next true story open mic night at the Storey.
This episode features stories by Clare, Phil, Hannah, Ignacia, Eamonn, Ann, and Yvonne.
If you like the stories, please let us know.
Stories at the Storey, building community one story at a time.
We are looking for 5-7 storytellers, writers, readers, neighbors, friends, visitors, and anyone with a true story to share about Victoria Baths, Manchester, community, and/or story. You do not need to be a writer to participate.
What kind of stories? Stories about living nearby, visiting, working there, walking by, passing through, building, dropping off packages, collecting post, organizing trips, what ever stories you want to share, we want to hear them.
What next? If you’d like to share your true story in person, record it to share on the day, or have one of us read and/or record it for you, please message us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is Sunday, June 9 at 2 PM at Victoria Baths, Manchester
In this month’s edition of North West Literary Arts news letter, we share insights into February’s theme for Stories at the Storey. We also discuss upcoming projects and opportunities to collaborate and share our call for an unpaid board member to join us. These are exciting times and we want to grow our team, our services, and our expertise.
We are also calling on you to get involved by telling us what sort of projects you would like us to create, deliver, collaborate on, or lead.
Believe it or not, it’s nearly time for this month’s Stories at the Storey. This month’s theme is true or false!
Do you have a 3-5 minute true (or false) story that will make us laugh, think, remember, connect, cry or anything in between? If so, we would love to hear it. To sign up to share your true or false story, get in touch. Message, tweet, comment. We’re looking forward to hearing your true story, even if it isn’t true.
This month’s Stories at the Storey:
When: Thursday, April 27th
Time: 7 PM
Where: The Storey
As always, entry is free and so are the refreshments.
The Macguffin will be on hand to record your story:
Are you a writer, poet or spoken word performer who wants your work to reach a wider audience? Why not try out MacGuffin, a self-publishing platform (website and app) by Comma Press, which allows you to upload text and audio of your written work. It’s free to use, and all you need to record your audio is a smartphone! Plus it works as an editing tool for writers thanks to analytics you can view through your desktop. For more info visit macguffin.io.
Please keep in mind you are under no obligation to have your story recorded. If you want to share your story and not have it recorded, let us know.
Celebrate summer reading and First Fridays with North West Literary Salon’s first ever children’s salon.
Join us as author Leila Rasheed reads from her celebrated children’s series featuring Bathsheba Clarice de Trop. Leila may even read from the Witch of Turlingham series. Either way, it’s sure to be a delight.
This is a free event ideal for book lovers between 7-13 (and their adults), the engaging readings will be followed by delicious snacks, delightful music and a chance to chat with the author.