Moth & Butterfly is an Arts Collective based in the West of Ireland, celebrating the art forms of storytelling and improvisation. We host regular nights, as well as other arts engagements throughout the year. Our first festival is 19th-21st February 2021. Thank you very much for supporting us https://paypal.me/pools/c/8wAW4BRyJW .
Theresa was born within the sound of Bow Bells to Irish parents. Out on the streets she was known as the ‘little Irish girl’, at home admonished for her cockney accent. Growing up in the very heart of London with her summers spent in the landscapes of Ireland, Theresa’s storytelling is a reflection of that […]
Sharon Jacksties tells stories to audiences of adults, young people and families.
Her dynamic and versatile performances draw on stories from all over the world.
Interpreting the wisdom of traditional material for contemporary audiences, her repertoire includes tales that have rarely been heard in this country.
Sharon Jacksties www.sharonjackstories.co.uk has been a professional traditional storyteller for 30 years. She has a particular interest in stories and place. This film of traditional animal stories, told on location in the Somerset landscape, is inspired by her new book ‘Animal Folk Tales of `Britain and Ireland’ which has also informed the course she will […]
Colin Urwin is a professional folk singer, songwriter and storyteller from the Glens of Antrim in the northeast of Ireland. Mainly influenced by traditional Irish and Scottish music, he has been playing and singing folk songs for over four decades. In recent years Colin has been working closely with world renowned storyteller Liz Weir MBE […]
Liz Weir is one of the most influential people in the storytelling revival. As well as being a master storyteller, she is a mentor to young talent and hosts regular barn sessions from her home in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
She was the first winner of the International Story Bridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, USA, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling”.
She has told her stories to people of all ages on five continents – from pubs and prisons and hospital rooms to the stages of the mighty Vanderbilt Hall of New York’s Grand Central Station and in London’s Royal Albert Hall.