LISBURN Tale Tellers' New Year Season will
kick off in Lisburn City Library on Wednesday January 14 at 8pm
with Billy Teare and Kathleen O'Sullivan.
The line-up of storytellers programmed from
January until March promises Lisburn Tale Tellers' audiences
lively evening entertainment including a varied range of
storytelling styles, musical accompaniment, refreshments and the
opportunity to mingle with friends, old and new. Larne man Billy
Teare is one of the most popular storytellers around.
He honed his audience skills on the tough
Belfast comedy circuit. He will be joined by the singer Kathleen
They met five years ago, working as solo
artists at Sidmouth folk festival. Tale Tellers will be
delighted to welcome Billy and Kathleen to Lisburn for a bit
more of the auld lang Sang.
Love will be in the air for the February gig
on Wednesday February 11 with St Valentines Day approaching.
Lisburn City Library will present a debut performance by The
Story Teller Man, Stephen Reid who may be better known locally
as the recently retired manager of Lisburn's Atlas Womens'
Also providing original stories and poetry
will be local award winning writer Lynda Tavakoli and several
friends from her writers' class who come from a diverse range of
backgrounds and experience.
Lynda and some of her students have
thoroughly entertained Tale Tellers audiences before.
The library look forward to welcoming once
again both the 'old hands' and some complete beginners for a
evening of romantic tales.
In the run up to St Patrick's Day on
Wednesday March 11 Tale Tellers will be delighted to present the
long time favourite American storyteller Pat Ryan.
Dr. Ryan is influenced by the folklore of
Britain, Ireland, and America and incorporates these traditions
into his performances.
His tales take the forms of legends, rhymes,
stories, myth, riddles, and word play which create a unique and
Everyone is welcome. As seating is limited, booking is
advisable. Please contact Lisburn City library Linenhall Street,
Tel: 9263 3350 or Email