Inspiration by Shonaleigh
Hull Storytellers


Jan: Is it All Over?
Feb: Valentine's day
Mar: Cath Edwards
Apr: Room 101
May: Victory
Jun: The Peasants Revolt
Jul: The Promised Land
Aug: Water Walk
Sep: Freedom Festival
Sep: Migration
Oct: Autumn Feast
Oct: Pilgrimage of Grace
Nov: AGM / Time and Tide
Dec: At the Zoo

January 2018 - Is it all over?
or "Err nerr, snerr" (Hull accent).

Six story tellers entertained each other plus four friends with stories and craic.

Hull Story Club

Bereft of the year of culture, and unsure about the weather, there was no consistent theme to the stories.

Variety is the spice of life.


Had been in "The Book of Imaginary Beings" and came out with a spider that jumped on you. Either you died, or if you didn't, it died.

There was also speculation on exactly who were the eight people, or was it seven, that held the world together without knowing it.


How and why the Jade God welcomed the rat, the ox, not the drowned cat, the tiger, the hare or was it a rabbit, the philanthropic dragon, the snake that overtook the horse, a sheep, a monkey, a rooster, a soggy dog and a mucky pig, and hence defined the name and order of the Chinese astrological symbols.


Recounted the way in which a kitten was named after a famous Nottingham Forest footballer.

And how he, Peter, was pounced upon by a fully grown Alsation dog and lived to tell the tale.


Jack and the nasty father,
Jack and the farmer and magic money donkey,
Jack and the carpenter and the magic table,
Jack and the wizard and "Up stick and at 'em"
Jack marries Jill.


Hungry Icelandic trolls met their comeuppance and decorated the landscape leaving Hag's Rock behind.

(Pedley) Steve

Retold the story of Lord Musgrave and his unfaithful wife from the point of view of the page boy. The boy got the dog, the land and the sheep, but not the honours


Julie's Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, plus blood;
Peter's YouTube addiction reaches Simon's Cat;
Frances mentioned the sale of a Lion Cub from Harrods;
Cath recounted a true horror story of foreign travails from the Boury Family, the story was unsuitable for young or sensitive ears owing to it having much decoration with unprintable language.