Tales and Legends of the east 

Today, we embark on a captivating journey into the world of storytelling, where we will delve into the enchanting tales of Hodja Basruddin, explore the mysterious gift of the Wali dead, and unlock the secrets hidden within the legendary rings of King Solomon.

Hodja Basruddin, a beloved character in the folklore of many cultures, is known for his wit, wisdom, and often comical adventures. Through his humorous and thought-provoking escapades, we’ll witness how cleverness and quick thinking can overcome even the most challenging situations. Get ready to laugh and learn as we follow Hodja’s clever antics!

The “Gift of the Wali Dead” is a story that transcends the boundaries of time, featuring otherworldly gifts bestowed upon a fortunate recipient by the Wali, or the holy saints. These mystical blessings and their consequences hold valuable lessons and insights into the mysterious world of spirituality and faith. We’ll unravel the layers of this tale and its profound message.Finally, we will embark on a quest to uncover the legends of the Rings of King Solomon. These rings, steeped in mysticism and ancient wisdom, are said to grant their wearers extraordinary powers. As we explore these captivating stories, we’ll reflect on the enduring fascination with artifacts that bridge the gap between the ordinary and the supernatural.

Prepare to be transported to a world where wisdom, wonder, and enchantment blend seamlessly. Join us as we embark on this storytelling session, where tales of Hodja Basruddin, the Gift of the Wali dead, and the Rings of King Solomon come to life, offering timeless lessons and moments of pure magic.

Bio about the storyteller:

True Thomas (aka Robert Seutter) is a professional Storyteller, storytelling instructor, creative coach, published author, and ULC minister. In the US, he is a nationally known Professional Santa and Christmas Performing Instructor.

True is known for his wide repertoire—from multi-cultural traditional to sci-fi and fantasy—and his fun and high energy engaging style, performing for folks of all ages. His specialties include researching and creating unique storytelling personas who educate and tell stories, first-person.

When the Getty Museum wants stories, True packs the house. He’s kept audiences from executives to cops, and from seniors to pre-schools, enthralled in storytelling magic.

True leads workshops, seminars, and provides story consulting for a wide variety of clients. He’s taught storytelling to Disney animators, Corporations and at-risk communities.

His traveling school—Christmas Performer Workshops—focuses on storytelling and character work, and gets standing ovations.

True’s credo is simply, “Believe in the Power of Stories!”

Hosted & Curated By:

Lena Schattenherz Heide-Brennand is a Norwegian lecturer with a master degree in language, culture and literature from the University of Oslo and Linnaeus University. She has been lecturing and teaching various subjects since 1998. Her field of interest and main focus has always been topics that others have considered strange, eccentric and eerie, and she has specialised in a variety of dark subjects linked to folklore, mythology and Victorian traditions and medicine. Her students often point out her thorough knowledge about the subjects she is teaching, in addition to her charismatic appearance. She refers to herself as a performance lecturer and always gives her audience an outstanding experience

don’t worry if you miss it – we will send you a recording valid for two weeks the next day

Jan 22nd 2024 8:00 pm - 9:30pm

£6 - £10 & By Donation

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