Solstice Shorts

A celebration of National Short Story Day, of the Winter Solstice, and of the narrative power of folk music; bringing together story, poetry and song on the theme of Time, on the Greenwich Meridian – where better? (and now across the UK!)

 

2017 All about plans for DUSK

2017 CALL OUT for DUSK Submissions– stories poems songs (ends 5th November 2017)

2017 CROWDFUND for DUSK (ends 2/10/17)

2016 Solstice Shorts Festival:Shortest Day

2016 Summer Solstice:Midsummer’s Night in the Garden

2015’s Solstice Shorts Festival: Longest Night

 2014’s sunrise to sunset festival

There are two books now Solstice Shorts and Shortest Day Longest Night

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  35. Although I am a Londoner born and bred, I haven’t been to Greenwich since I was a child. My great aunt lived in Lewisham and she and my nan used to take me to Greenwich regularly. I live in Norfolk now and only occasionally manage to get down to visit my daughter in Clapham. I would love to attend Solstice Shorts but can’t afford the train fare at the moment. Will you be posting photos and videos of the event?

    • Hi Kim
      yes we will be videoing and recording the whole thing – rather relying on the audience to photograph as I can’t manage photos video and hosting all in one go! Expect videos up on youtube in January some time.
      best wishes
      Cherry

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