Brown Memorial Library, Bradford, New Hampshire
Jul
22
2:00 PM14:00

Brown Memorial Library, Bradford, New Hampshire

Simon Brooks, the storyteller and English Fella will be presenting a ‘local’ gig at Brown Memorial Library, in Bradford, New Hampshire!

A rare chance for Simon’s local peeps to catch him in action! This raconteur will be performing traditional stories from around the world. Simon’s wit, smile and legendary voices brings up stories so real in your mind, you won’t want to leave.

Come to this free event and bring your friends!

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Storytelling at Newport Library Arts Center
Jul
25
10:30 AM10:30

Storytelling at Newport Library Arts Center

Stories for all the family! Care providers will enjoy British storyteller Simon Brooks as much as the young do with his sharp wit aimed at all. Stories from all over the world.

Simon has been working on new stories, some requested by his fans! Come and listen and see this performing telling stories to take to far, far away where some are able to live happily ever after - however that is not always the case!

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Stories at Moultonborough Library, NH
Jul
30
6:30 PM18:30

Stories at Moultonborough Library, NH

Simon Brooks will be sharing stories from all over the world, from a European telling of How Raven Brought Light, to why there are stars in the sky. Animal tales, porquoi and adventure stories. These and many other stories from Simon's ever growing repertoire will be presented with Simon's high energy, character voices, sound effects and bodhrán drum - always engaging young people and their care-providers.

FREE!

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COOP Producer's Faire, Lebanon, NH
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

COOP Producer's Faire, Lebanon, NH

  • 12 Centerra Parkway Lebanon, NH, 03766 United States (map)
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Come one, come all to this annual, fun, family event where the COOP food venders allow you to try their wares - for free. Coffee, ice cream, cheese, fresh veggies and salad, fresh grilled corn. Along with the vast array of free food, there are hay rides, face painting, live music and storytelling by yours truly, Simon Brooks.

It is a fabulous event with more than I mention above and has a real family festival feel to it.

Free and open to the public.

COOP Food store
12 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH

10 am - 2 pm

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Boscowen Old Home Day
Aug
24
3:00 PM15:00

Boscowen Old Home Day

Timeless entertainment by raconteur and performer Simon Brooks as he regales some of the best of the ancient tales. Sometimes silly, sometimes serious, always fun, Simon will bring distant worlds and times to life. Come be transported at this free event.

Other activities will be going on.

Free and open to the public for all ages.

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Stories at Weeks Library, Lancaster, NH
Jul
18
3:00 PM15:00

Stories at Weeks Library, Lancaster, NH

Stories for all the family! Care providers will enjoy British storyteller Simon Brooks as much as the young do with his sharp wit aimed at all. Stories from all over the world.

Simon has been working on new stories, some requested by his fans! Come and listen and see this performing telling stories to take to far, far away where some are able to live happily ever after - however that is not always the case!

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Stories for Summer
Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Stories for Summer

British fella and storyteller Simon Brooks will be telling stories that have been told for hundreds if not thousands of years. Quiet stories, LOUD STORIES, silly stories, serious stories. Come one, come all to this fun evening of storytelling.

FREE!

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Seanachie Nights, Portland, Maine
Jun
17
7:00 PM19:00

Seanachie Nights, Portland, Maine

Deceptive Appearances!

In Simon’s latest set of folktales, all is not what it seems! In a world where bees bargain, eagles fear to fly, and losing a ball will get you hanged, one man rises above the fray to bring a little fun and fantasy to hard-boiled reality.

Free ($9.00 suggested donation)

Call Lynne Cullen at 207 805 1062 or visit www.lynnecullen.com for full details.

Thanks to Lynne for the remarkably wonderful poster and copy!

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Storytelling at Eastman Center
Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

Storytelling at Eastman Center

The Draper Room at Eastman Center will be presenting Simon Brooks, British storyteller on Wednesday, 12th June at 7.30 pm. Folk tales and fairy stories from around the world to entertain, and share. These ancient stories are not always for little people, but for adults with their depth, humour and sometimes edgy subject matter!

Come see and hear the magic of words and feel the strength of a story powerfully told.

Followed by a Q&A.

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Sharing the Fire - Storytelling Conference
Mar
29
to Mar 31

Sharing the Fire - Storytelling Conference

Sharing the Fire, the North Eastern Storytelling Conference
Featuring workshops and presentations by:
Bill Harley
Jim Brule
Mokoto Dworkin
Heather Forest
Loren Niemi and many others!

This conference is for anyone interested in getting their story on! Performances by some of America’s best storytellers, and workshops on all aspects of storytelling - performance, story creation, education, healing arts, the technical side of performance.

My own workshop, Be Loud, Be Loud, But Not Too Loud is about how to find the right mic and sound system for your voice and style and how to set up a venue’s space with the equipment.

Full details and cost can be found here: https://www.nestorytelling.org/conference-details/

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Love's Labors, Loves Lost
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Love's Labors, Loves Lost

A post St. Valentine’s Day nudge and wink at love - the pain, the pleasure, pain… A tongue in cheek presentation of fun stories and some deep stories about love, getting there and losing it!

Simon brings one of his favourite programs for adults to Wilmot Public Library, Wilmot, NH

Starts at 7 pm

Rumors are that there might be chocolate!

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New Hampshire Theatre Project Storytelling Festival
Feb
8
to Feb 10

New Hampshire Theatre Project Storytelling Festival

Come to this amazing and fun event where I will be featured on Saturday and performing with others on Sunday.

New Hampshire Theatre Project, 959 Islington St., #3, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Details: https://www.nhtheatreproject.org/showdetail/3rd-annual-storytelling-festival-11627534

Tickets: https://nhtp-reg.brtapp.com/storytelling2019

WORKSHOP 1:00-3:30pm
Fast Track to Storytelling with Simon Brooks

Learn exciting and funs ways to use your voice, body, and presentation skills to tell both traditional and personal stories with unique personal style.  Fracture fairy tales, change points of view and put your own spin on storytelling to create vivid and exciting experiences for your audience.

PERFORMANCE - 8 pm

by Simon Brooks
Loves Labors, Loves Lost

It's not Shakespeare! Sometimes the happy ever after takes hard work, sometimes it comes naturally, and sadly, sometimes it is lost. In these tales, British storyteller Simon Brooks will lead you merrily through many types of loves labors and losses with a smile and wink on his face. Simon will bring the worlds of his to life in front of you, so he all but vanishes, leaving only you and the story.

Feb 10 - SUNDAY

PERFORMANCE - 2 pm

Storytellers Showcase

Featuring Genevieve Aichele, Simon Brooks, Andy Davis, Sharon Jones Jenkins & Pat Spalding

 

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Dawnlands StoryFest
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Dawnlands StoryFest

Dawnlands StoryFest is a storytelling festival of Indigenous People. Previous held in Peterborough, New Hampshire Dawnlands has now moved to the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner, New Hampshire.

Featuring:
Anne Jennison
Sebastian Lockward
HearsCrow
Angela Klingler
Darlene Kascak
and Papa Joe Gaudet
MC’ed by Simon Brooks

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum,

February 2nd, 2019
10 .am. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $5.50 - No Charge for Native Americans.
An additional fee of $4.00 charged if you'd like to take a self-guided tour of the museum

"Bring Your Own Bag Lunch" - OR - buy a hot lunch of veggie chili and corn bread on site, provided by The Lewis Farm of Concord, NH

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Fright Night with Simon Brooks
Oct
29
6:30 PM18:30

Fright Night with Simon Brooks

Split performance of spooky tales. Younger kids (at least five and up) will start for a twenty minute set, to be followed by really creepy stories for older kids (13 and up) and adults.

Get your fright on with this Fright Night of tales with British storyteller, Simon Brooks freshly returned from performing at the National Storytelling Festival. Ghouls will come alive, monsters will creep from pits in the deep woods, devils and demons abound!

Come one, come all - if you dare!

Newbury Public Library, 933 NH 103, Newbury, NH

603-763-5803

Free

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Family Friendly Evening at VINS
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Family Friendly Evening at VINS

VINS _ The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is hosting a family event for Halloween. I will be one of the many stations/happening things there on Saturday, 27th October.

For full details click here: https://vinsweb.org/event/hoots-howls/

VINS Members: FREE
Non-Members Day & Evening:
$15.50 Adults; $13.50 Youth (ages 4-17)
3 & under free

Non-Members Evening Only:
(4:30 – 8:00pm)
$10 Adults; $8 Youth (ages 4-17)
3 & under free

Hoots and Howls is a full day, family friendly event. Each portion of the day is designed to be educational, nature-based, non-frightening, and fun! Together we will conduct science experiments, rediscover the magic of storytelling, and get up close to snakes, owls, skulls and bones. There will also be games, crafts, and ooey-gooey Halloween fun to be had all day long! The evening portion includes a guided tour through multiple stations where you’ll play games, be enthralled by stories, sing and dance to music and be entertained by a skit. The center will be lit with Jack-o-Lanterns and you can wrap up the evening with Tricky Treats.

Hoots & Howls is sponsored by: A to Z Cakes, Cedar Circle Farm, Co-op Food Stores of NH & VT, Pizza Chef of Quechee, Riverview Farm, and Walmart.

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Hancock Town Library hosting hideous stories by Simon Brooks
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

Hancock Town Library hosting hideous stories by Simon Brooks

Deep within the trees you might hear strange sounds you have not heard before, on your way home in the dark you might feel eyes on you, or a presence not far away as yo uwalk over the crunching leaves. Then suddenly you hear a voice, a voice not like one you know well and you know, suddenly that the voice belongs to British storyteller Simon Brooks and he is telling ghost and witch stories.

Free event

Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St, Hancock, NH

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Simon Brooks Live At Tracy Memorial Library
Oct
10
3:15 PM15:15

Simon Brooks Live At Tracy Memorial Library

Award-winning British storyteller and author Simon Brooks will enliven your ears and imagination with traditional tales of treasure. A man steals treasure found in a cave, guarded by King Arthur; a young woman battles a dragon and gets riches and her own castle; a peddler travels to London looking for treasure he had dreamed of; and a girl collects pine cones only to find treasure. These European stories will be brought before you by the masterful storyteller Simon Brooks with his voice tricks, animated characters and his bodhrán drum. You will be amazed by how many characters Simon can bring to life in your mind's eye.

Come one, come all!

FREE!

Tracy Memorial Library
304 Main St, New London, NH 03257
(603) 526-4656

Sponsored by the Center for the Arts

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Jonesborough Storytelling Festival
Oct
4
to Oct 7

Jonesborough Storytelling Festival

This weekend of topnotch storytelling and world renown storytellers and entertainers is NOT TO BE MISSED. Featured tellers at this 46th Festival:

John McCutcheon, Kim Weitkamp, Chirine El Ansary - International New Voice, Matteson Perry - New Voice, Andy Hedges - New Voice, Anne Rutherford - New Voice, Jennifer Munro, Bil Lepp, Sheila Arnold Jones, Antonio Rocha, Diane Ferlatte, Bill Harley, Megan Hicks, Connie Regan-Blake, Alton Chung, Gay Ducey, Tim Lowry, and Donald Davis.

Other tellers and performers:

Elizabeth Ellis, Geraldine Buckley, The Black Lillies, Kevin Kling, Josh Goforth, Sheila Kay Adams, Paul Strickland, Jessica Piscitelli Robinson, Rachel Ann Harding, Nestor Gomez, Simon Brooks… wait! THAT"‘S ME! and Willa Brigham. These last six people (myself included) will be part of the Exchange at the Festival which will take place on

Friday, 5th October at 5.30 pm.

College Street Tent.

I am very excited to be here and performing with the folks I am performing with.

For full details go to: http://www.storytellingcenter.net/festival/

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Tea and Tales
Sep
18
7:00 PM19:00

Tea and Tales

Raconteur and entertainer, Simon Brooks will be working his magic with words at Franklin Studio.

Tea and Tales at Franklin Studio, 366 Central St, Franklin, NH will be hosting an evening of one-man showmanship with this imp - Simon Brooks. Some spooky stories, always fun stories, maybe a dark tale or two. Come one, come all!
Doors open at 7 pm, open mic at 7:30 pm
followed by refreshments & this month’s featured teller: Simon Brooks.
All are welcome, donations are gratefully accepted.

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Live Storytelling - The Livery, Sunapee, NH
Jul
21
6:30 PM18:30

Live Storytelling - The Livery, Sunapee, NH

Your own local British award-winning storyteller Simon Brooks will be telling folk and fairy tales at the Livery in Sunapee, NH on Saturday 21st July.

Simon will start promptly at 6.30 pm for an hours worth of storytelling. If you think your kids won't sit still for that long, you might be surprised at the magic of these stories.

Come and be mesmerized by this master storyteller.

For families of all ages, ideal for 5 and up.

Come listen to Simon's folk and fairy tales at this wonderful venue.

The Livery, 58 Main St, Sunapee, NH 03782

Free

6.30 pm

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Simon Brooks, live at Keene Public Library
Jul
17
1:00 PM13:00

Simon Brooks, live at Keene Public Library

Your own local British award-winning storyteller Simon Brooks will be telling folk and fairy tales at the Keene Public Library 60 Winter Street, Keene, NH on Saturday 17th July.

Folk and fairy tales for the family of all ages, ideal for five and up. Come and be mezmerized by the stories of old.

Stories begin at 1 pm

Come one, come all

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Book signing and storytelling - Thetford, Vermont
Jun
18
6:30 PM18:30

Book signing and storytelling - Thetford, Vermont

Come and join Simon where it all started - Latham Library, Thetford, Vermont for a book signing and storytelling event.

Simon will be reading from his new book Under the Oaken Bough a collection of folk and fairy tales, and tell some stories possibly not in the book. Simon will talk briefly about the process and share these new insights and answer any questions.

Latham Library, 16 Library Rd, Thetford, VT 05074

Free

6.30 pm

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Center for the Arts - New London
May
12
6:00 PM18:00

Center for the Arts - New London

Treasure Stories for the Family told at the wonderful Whipple Hall, Main Street

Award-winning British storyteller and author Simon Brooks will enliven your ears and imagination with traditional tales of treasure. A man steals treasure found in a cave, guarded by King Arthur; a young woman battles a dragon and gets riches and her own castle; a peddler travels to London looking for treasure he had dreamed of; and a girl collects pine cones only to find treasure. These European stories will be brought before you by the masterful storyteller Simon Brooks with his voice tricks, animated characters and his bodhrán drum. You will be amazed by how many characters Simon can bring to life in your mind's eye.
$5.00 at door

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Warner Book signing! Under the Oaken Bough.
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Warner Book signing! Under the Oaken Bough.

Simon's first published book, Under the Oaken Bough a collection of 17 folk and fairy tales, illustrated by Rob Brookes will be out! And Simon will be reading excerpts and stories from the book at Bookends Book Store in Warner, NH.

Come and get your signed copy!

Event free - books cost!

MainStreet BookEnds  of Warner
16 East Main Street, Warner, NH
603-456-2700 for details

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