october, 2023

Hastings Storytelling Festival

Various Hastings VenuesFeaturedCompleted14oct(oct 14)11:00 am21(oct 21)10:00 amHastings Storytelling FestivalFamously diverse, progressive, immersive and inclusive storytelling for all ages Event TagsFestivalEvent Type Festivals,Poetry


Various Hastings Venues

White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Other Events


14 (Saturday) 11:00 am - 21 (Saturday) 10:00 am(GMT+00:00)

Event Details

Hastings Storytelling Festival: Where Words Come to Life

Welcome to the captivating world of the Hastings Storytelling Festival, a celebration of the power of words and the art of storytelling.
Nestled in the historic town of Hastings, this festival invites you on a journey of imagination and wonder.

WHAT’S ON – https://www.hastingsstoryfest.org.uk/

The festival is a vibrant tapestry of storytelling performances, workshops, and interactive experiences that bring stories to life in the most enchanting ways. Renowned storytellers from around the world gather to share their tales, captivating audiences of all ages. From ancient myths to modern fables, each story weaves a spellbinding narrative that ignites the imagination and touches the heart.

Hastings Storytelling Festival offers something for everyone. Children are transported to magical realms through engaging and
interactive performances specially crafted for their young minds. Adults are captivated by the mesmerizing performances that delve into the depths of human emotions and explore the complexities of the human experience.

But the festival is not just about listening to stories; it’s about actively engaging in the art of storytelling. Workshops and
masterclasses offer participants the opportunity to hone their own storytelling skills, learning from the best in the field and discovering their own unique voice.

The festival also embraces the vibrant local community, showcasing local storytellers, musicians, and artists. The streets of Hastings come alive with pop-up performances, street art, and impromptu storytelling sessions, creating an atmosphere of creativity and connection.

Hastings Storytelling Festival is a celebration of the power of words to inspire, entertain, and unite. It is a reminder that, in this
digital age, the ancient art of storytelling still holds a special place in our hearts and has the ability to transport us to new worlds and touch our souls.

So, come and immerse yourself in the magic of the Hastings Storytelling Festival, where stories come alive and imaginations soar. Discover the transformative power of words and experience the joy of sharing stories with others in this unique and enchanting celebration.

The festival celebrates the art of storytelling through spoken word, dance, puppetry, parades, theatre, talks and digital media. Diverse and contemporary storytellers are programmed. Festival Patron, Sir Quentin Blake, plays an active role in shaping and directing the festival.

Hastings Storytelling Festival is supported by the Arts Council England.