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Brighton Storytellers present: The Rising Cost of Cabbage and Other Tales

26 September 2016
7:30 pm
9:30 pm

We are very excited to welcome the brilliant Alys Torrance who will be sharing the tale of The Rising Cost of Cabbage.

A whisper in your ear.

‘The world is full of slugs and snails and snakes, all gobbling and biting and eating your darlings up. Store your children somewhere safe and high. Don’t ever let them go.’

So you fling your child into a strong tower. Ah, but a tower isn’t for living in, it’s for looking out.

Here are five tales; a woman rockets out of her turret and straight through a mountain, a city sleeps while it burns, a king moors his boat to a fortress in the ocean, a long held pebble is finally cast away and Rapunzel grows like a weed, pulled up, cut back, thrown away and twice as vigorous as before. All tales told wherever sailors come ashore and towers rise up.

What has any of this to do with the cost of cabbage? Come and you’ll see.

Welcome to a very human tale of lust, loneliness and groceries.

For more on Alys:

The first half will feature our very own Gaspard Pelurson, seven minute star Eleanor Conlon and the wonderful Fleur Shorthouse.

Adults only

Tickets – £7

All profits from our events go straight into the running costs of the club. Brighton Storytellers is run by volunteers.

Seating is very limited. Please ensure tickets are purchased in advance to avoid disappointment.


26 September 2016
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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