Catching the Gypsy’s Tale

Spellbinding stories, theatre, fortune-telling and stirring music following the migration of the Gypsy people from their home of Rajasthan, through Arabia, the Balkans, Central Europe and the British Isles


From the humour of the Gypsy King to the poignancy of an Indian Love Story, the curses and blessings in the Land of Serpents to the supernatural vengeance of a Baby Witch


Told and played by storytellers Michael Loader, Sarah Mooney and musician     

Martin Solomon (sitar, fiddle and accordion)


Gordano Secondary School Portishead Thursday 19th May  7.30pm £8/£5/ Gordano students free


The Brewery at the Tobacco Factory Bristol 0117 902 0344 Sunday 5th June 8.15pm £9/£7


Bridgwater Arts Centre 01278 422700 Thursday June 9th 8pm £8/ £6/ £5 students


Bath Fringe Festival The Building of Bath Museum The Paragon BA1 5NA Saturday June 11th 7.30pm £7/ £5 (tickets on the door)


Stroud Festival @ Five Valleys Foyer Hall (tickets from Star Anise Café GL5 1QG) 01453 840021 Saturday June 25th 7.30pm £7/ £5


Exeter Fringe Festival Rusty Bike Theatre (tickets from or 01392 214440) Tuesday 28thJune 7.30pm £7/ £5


Frome Festival United Reformed Church Whittox Lane BA11 3JZ (tickets from The Festival Office 01373 453889) Thursday July 14th 7.30pm £7/ £5


St Nicholas Church Brockley North Somerset Friday 22nd July 7.30pm

Tickets £8/ £5 at or 01934 830124


“Absolutely amazing, intensely atmospheric”

Avril Silk, Writer and Take Art Promoter, Taunton Brewhouse 2011


“A captivating evening, awakening the capacity within us all to embrace the freedom of fantasy”

Catherine Freda Head of Education St Georges Bristol 2011