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Dreaming the Great Bear

Or, How the World was Made. Timeless stories, songs and music from the Finno-Ugric imagination.

Over & Nether

 A celebration of Alderley Edge and Alan Garner’s work, life and landscape through story and music.

The Whispering Road

A riotous roller-coaster of a story, soaring from tenderness to wild hilarity, all in a perfectly formed folk tale.

The Ruined House of Skin

This story of a great search and the ultimate journey, is a reconfiguration of wild Irish mythology that lays bare our thirst for truth.

The Liberty Tree

A celebration of Robin Hood & the ancient tradition of English dissent. Commissioned with Hugh Lupton.

Barbed wire for kisses

A performance oin which the narratives of families in one small community tell the bigger story of the First World War.

The Howken Field

A Reiver’s Tale. Existing between worlds, between laws, the Scottish Borders are mysterious, a place of secrets.

A Harper’s Trade

Drawing from traditional sources, this performance of song and story re-interprets the material for a modern 21st century.

Where the Bear Sleeps

Telling the story of the stealing of the sun and moon, and their imprisonment in the northern mountain.

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