Friday 13th December, 7.30pm
(Please note date change due to hall becoming polling station on the Thursday!)
Brigsteer Village Hall
Mummers and Miracles
A celebration of the songs, customs and stories of the Midwinter Season… a spicy well-mulled mixture of ghosts, angels, births, resurrections, snowfall, mice, music, mysteries and the Mari Lwyd.
“impossibly engaging storytelling” The Guardian
Hugh Lupton is an award-winning storyteller, performer and author. He is also a poet and lyricist. His work spans over 35 years, working on both solo projects and in partnership with other artists, writers, musicians, illustrators and performers.
He has toured both nationally and internationally and has performed at the RSC, the National Theatre and the Barbican, as well as at schools, community venues and arts centres the length and breadth of Britain. His repertoire ranges from Greek epic to Grimms Fairy Tales, from Norse and Celtic myth to East Anglian folk-tales, from the Great War to John Clare. Thematically his work often explores our place in the landscape and the deep cultural memories we carry.