Yorkshire Festival of Story

Free, online throughout August


FREE digital festival showcasing the best storytellers from across Yorkshire and beyond. This diverse program celebrates the myths and folktales that have shaped our world and challenges the stories of today.

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, this digital festival boasts a groundbreaking programme with over 80 events and will be free and available online, throughout August 2020.  Storytelling, poetry, music, theatre, talks, workshops.  All the events are free but you may need to book.  You can find the programme and all the information about how to access each event here:  https://yorkshirefestivalofstory.com/programme/

Yorkshire Festival of Story will stream hope into your homes as we celebrate our region and our world. Join BBC R4’s Jenni Murray, Joanne Harris and the Bronte Society for Breakfast, Travel the world through Folktales with Ben Okri and Keving Crossley Holland and join Yorkshire Shepherdess on her farm in Yorkshire.