Festival at the Edge

Reviewed By: Jean Pfluger

 If you are going to be in England during July and would enjoy a locally flavored storytelling experience, visit http://www.festivalattheedge.org/. The Festival at the Edge is a storytelling festival that takes place in Stokes Barn near Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England the third weekend in July. The 2002 festival is the 11th production. It offers the best international storytellers in performance, music, comedy, poetry and related arts. This site provides information about the festival; its history, philosophy, and who will be appearing to tell stories in 2002. The festival commissions two new works each year and has listed their titles and authors. Also listed is booking information and printable forms for ordering session tickets with and without camping entry. There are links to other information about the organization. It is run by six people who volunteer their time to organize and run this festival and offers an electronic information request form for questions. Links to other events such as weekly storytelling sessions and workshops are available. The site was last updated on March 1, 2002.