Seasonally Effected Presents: The Travelling Talesman – The Season of Revenge

There will be no Seasonally Effected in October. Instead we are proud to present an evening of storytelling with The Travelling Talesman who will be telling tales of The Season of Revenge at the Dot Cafe.

Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased from: www.eventjoy.com/e/talesman

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It’s sweet, best served cold and sometimes comes from beyond the grave. Learn how to get your own back in style with a selection of backstabbing folk tales selected from around the world by The Travelling Talesman.

Considering the simplicity of the equation “an eye for an eye”, those who indulge in vengeance have found a surprisingly varied number of ways to deliver it. From the basic table turning of an abused wife through the posthumous brutality of an enlightened courtesan and the terrifying haunting of Herne The Hunter, to the complexities of a reprisal engineered by a quail on an elephant using a frog and a fly.

He enjoys drawing from a variety of cultures for his tales, chasing down unusual variations on folk tales and researching, learning or creating new adventures! His energetic and engaging performance is certain to entertain and inspire you, leaving you with new tales to share and having learnt new things about myths and legends you thought you already knew!

The Travelling Talesman has toured the country from Penzance to York, for feasts, festivals and fun since the early nineties with tales of Norse Gods, Celtic mysteries, clever girls and dragon Slayers, medieval mayhem, giants, goblins and halloween horrors.

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Download the podcast here – http://roysmith.podbean.com/2013/07/06/seasonally-effected-26th-june/

This month’s Seasonally Effected included writing from Barry Fentiman and Sam Hall, poetry from Roy Smith and Dylan Oscar Rowe, photography from Nicola Price and music from Gavin Alexander and Abigail Zeiring. There was also a performance of Big Mad Head by Nigel Adams, which has been rendered unrecordable by demonic forces and several examples of Dada (cut up) script writing bingo written and performed by the audience.

Nikki Price’s exhibition Freedom of the Nude will be at 27 Ridley Road, Rochester on the 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st July 12-5pm – more information can be found at: http://www.medwayopenstudios.co.uk/#!prettyPhoto and on her website: http://nikkipricephotography.wordpress.com

The next Seasonally Effected will be on the 31st July 7pm-9pm at the Dot Cafe The Facebook event page is: https://www.facebook.com/events/170569129788948/

Seasonally Effected will also be running a 1 hour slot the July Rochester Lit Fest Garden Party on the 14th July, which will be at the Good Intent in Rochester. We also hope to be screening short films inside the pub. (this could include previously performed work)

If you would like to book a spot or submit a film for either event email me at:
seasonallyeffected@gmail.com

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