• Spoken Word

    Stories, spells, songs – The Mighty Goddess show!

    “Fiery, thrilling, powerful storytelling,” Bloomsbury Festival Electrifying, soulful storytelling for adults only! Pioneering storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton evokes powerful goddesses from across the globe. These feminist retellings are sly, subversive and spectacular and put goddesses in the centre of narratives about lust, desire, death, destruction, transformation and rebirth. Follow the goddess: creator, virgin, lover, mother, warrior, crone. Meet: Vesta the fiery virgin; Cybele the mother goddess who fathered a child; Ishtar Goddess of Love and War who journeys to the Land of the Dead. Sally Pomme Clayton entwines myths with memories, spells with songs, comedy with ceremony. She brings ancient myths to contemporary life with dynamic spoken-word, strange musical sounds,…

  • Spoken Word,  Written Word

    Events

    WATCH: Sally Pomme Clayton and Sophie Herxheimer talk about The Mighty Goddess at Watkins Bookshop The Bog King’s Daughter – created for The Hans Christian Andersen Story Centre, New York.The Little Mermaid – created for the Hans Christian Andersen Story Centre, New York Storytelling Synchronicity – storytellers Katy Cawkwell, Pomme Clayton, Hugh Lupton, Emily Hennessy, Rebecca Smart share stories about strange events that have happened as they have told stories. Hosted by Katy Cawkwell with Literature Works. Watch the film and add your own story. READ: LISTEN: EVENTS:The Magician’s ApprenticeWed 20 Mar 2024 7:30 PM – 10:00 PMOur Lady of the Assumption Church Hall, NG9 1AE With a top hat…

  • Spoken Word

    Spoken Word

    Storytelling is the oldest and most immediate form of theatre. The economy of the human voice evokes worlds in the listeners’ imagination. No two performances are the same, the listeners’ response feeds the storyteller’s creativity. This intimate and vital exchange continually renews the story. Sally Pomme Clayton is a storytelling pioneer and her performances are electrifying. ‘Your stories were truly mesmerizing! A real highlight of the day.’ Royal Opera House “Londonist has been lucky enough to see her in action: the awestruck faces, delighted giggles, eyes wide in wonder… and that’s just the adults in the audience!” The Londonist. Sally Pomme Clayton loves fairytales and myths – narratives that were passed by…