Please note this is NOT a ZOOM Lecture but an in person event at our museum – tickets include a complimentary glass of Devil’s Botany Absinthe
Doors open at 6:30pm and performance starts at 7.00pm
Doors open at 8:00pm and performance starts at 8.30pm
“Bah! Humbug!”- LIVE
The return of our evening of Festive Recalcitrance, ideal if you’re running low on Christmas spirit. We bring tales of theft, treachery, murder, prostitution and family feuds. Well c’mon–it is Christmas!!!
Book early–against all our sourest wishes this event is very popular.
Giles Abbott has been telling stories since 1999 working nationally and internationally with folk stories, myths, legends, even one-man versions of Shakespeare plays as well as Iron-Age myths from Britain and Scandinavia, new works from historical/biographical sources and contemporary tales from right here, right now.
Giles is the UK’s only professional blind storyteller, also a busy Voice Teacher and Voice Artist. His storytelling is distinguished by his poetic flair for language and his rich speaking voice.
“The audience has succumbed to Abbott’s narrative charm from minute one.” review of “Macbeth”, Der Rheinische Post,
“Wit, wisdom and a voice like melted chocolate.” Honor Giles, Word Of Mouth Storytelling, Manchester
“A story so mesmerizing that it left me speechless. Giles Abbott from U.K received a standing ovation. His magical words kept the audience glued for more than an hour, and his stories will ring in my ears for many more years to come.” Divya, Khatakar International Storytelling Festival, Delhi, India
Devil’s Botany is London’s first absinthe distillery, founded by Directors of The Last Tuesday Society’s Absinthe Parlour & Cocktail Bar.
We are unable to give refunds for in person events with less than seven days notice in any circumstances