Friday 4 November, 7.30pm

Travels With My Great Aunt Kate

Tickets: £3 (including refreshments)

City Central Library, Hanley. Tel: 01782 238455. Email:


Katrice Horsley has been telling stories professionally for over 30 years. Her work has taken her to Festivals all over the world, from Singapore to Kenya, Gaza to Glasgow! She delights in fusing to gather traditional tales to enthuse her audience with a new passion for the old stories.

In Travels of My Great Aunt Kate, she links her Irish and Scottish heritage with her English and the result is a linked collection of tales that will have you laughing and crying in equal measure. She is well known for her lyrical and poetic style, often using slam poetry techniques and heightened language to alter the mind states of her audience. Come and be beguiled and bewitched, entranced and enchanted by the words and tales of the former National Storytelling Laureate.


Tuesday 6 December, 7pm

6X6 Reading Café – Winter

City Central Library, Hanley. Tel: 01782 238455. Email:

Submissions are open for the next 6X6 Reading Café. The café will feature six-minute readings from six local writers.

If you’d like to be considered for the cafe, you have until 14 November to submit your story. More details are here:×6/

And don’t forget to read the writing guidelines – available here: )

Anyone is welcome to attend the reading café, and hear the best writing from the local area. Contact City Central Library to book your free ticket.

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