Heard Live for Black History Month

Thursday 5th October

Join us for an inclusive event of true spoken storytelling this Black History Month. The evening will give a platform to captivating true stories and lived experiences. As well as enjoying a curated line up of storytellers, there will be a couple of spaces open for budding storytellers. If you decide to tell a story and the amazing audience will make you feel right at home.


Show up with an idea for a story or just sit back to listen – there is no pressure to get behind the mic. These events are as much about the joy of hearing the voices of others, of finding there’s a story in each person, and coming to connect and learn.

We’re looking forward to meeting you soon, sharing our love of true stories and discovering what tales you have!

Raising money for CAHN and Kids of Colour.

Rules for budding storytellers:

– The theme for this event is Black History Month.

– The story must be true, personal and around 5 minutes long.

– Quite simply, the stories must be ‘lived, aloud and not too long’. That means it comes from your lived experience (a true story about you, not your mate’s mate), be told out loud in the moment (not written down before), and take place in under ten minutes.

– No stories which could cause offence. That means no comments which could be interpreted as homophobic, racist, ageist, misogynistic, or body shaming and please don’t imitate any accents, which could accidentally offend.

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