THE BIG BLIND: WITH DOMINIC KELLY

Sunday 27th January 2019, 7.30pm

Wylam Institute, Church Road, Wylam, NE41 8AP

Total Tickets: 100

Prices: Adults £7.50 Children £5.00

Please Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult at this event.

 
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Sunday night is story-telling night at Wylam Winter Tales: a boy stands on a lakeshore. Behind him is all he’s ever known. Ahead, a chance for love but a rather higher chance of death. He’s had a happy life, and a sheltered one. But his father gambled away that life, the debt cannot be paid in money and it won’t be his father who pays. Childhood is over.

Storyteller Dominic Kelly along with Swedish musicians Bridget Marsden & Leif Ottosson combine to present a playful and gripping performance. They bring to life an ancient full-bloodied fairy tale for modern audiences, weaving versions from Norway, Scotland, Ireland and India with contemporary Scandinavian folk music. Through it they explore the consequences for the young when older generations fail to make adult decisions.

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“Makes you sparkle from the inside out….magical, haunting and melodic Nordic inspired music, played effortlessly. The simplicity of this makes for a truly inspired performance…”

oneandother.com

“… Unbelievably fine ensemble playing”

Dagens Nyheter

“Outstanding”

Songlines Magazine