15th May 2013, METAMORPHOSES told by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden

 Friends of Amari invite you to a fundraising storytelling performance METAMORPHOSES with Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden on Wednesday 15 May 2013 at 7.30pm at The Study Society, Colet House, 151 Talgarth Road, London W14 9DA.

DANIEL MORDEN and HUGH LUPTON draw on Ovid to tell wonderful tales of transformation. Many of the most popular stories from the Classical world feature in the performance, such as Arachne, Orpheus in the Underworld, Echo and Narcissus and Demeter and Persephone.

Ovid's Metamorphoses has enchanted audiences and inspired artists for over two thousand years. Morden and Lupton's moving retellings enable them to charm and chill us today.

'The tale...stopped all of our hearts, however hardened by age' THE GUARDIAN

Tickets £12/£10 conc.                       BAR Available

Suitable for anyone over 10.                           Commissioned by Hay Festival

to book: http://www.friends-of-amari.org/news

Friends of Amari invite you to a special storytelling evening with MICHAEL HARVEY and be transported to the places of the little folk, gallumphing hairy giants and powerful words that can break chains. Michael tells traditional stories with verve, passion, humour, and a deceptively light touch. He will tell us stories from Wales including Taliesin, one of the great tales of transformation and inspiration.
On Monday 11 June 2012
at 7.30pm
at The Baptist Church, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, RH18 5DX

Tickets £10/£6 conc. including juice/tea and baklava 


Friends of Amari invite you to an evening of Cretan Folktales "Island Nights"  at 8.00pm on Saturday 19th November 2011 in the Main Hall of the Forest Row Community Centre, Hartfield Road, RH18 5DZ.

Stella Kassimati and Geoff Mead will tell some favourite Cretan folktales as recently performed at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival 21-30/10/2011.

Tickets: £10/£8 including Cretan herb tea and home-made baklava
To book, please email [email protected]
Tickets will also be available at the door.


Friends of Amari invite you to a PARTY, a celebration of Life, "I wanna live",  on Saturday 16th May from 7.30pm till 11.00pm in the Forest Row Village Hall. An evening of food, wine and dancing to the "Funkee Junkee" band. Music of 70's and 80's featuring Gary Wright, Steve Harvey and Andy Evans.

Tickets:£10 for one person,  £15 for two people and £20 for three. So take your friends and family and come along! Ticket includes entrance and one drink.

Food and bar available.

To book please email: [email protected]


Friends of Amari invite you to a Storytelling evening "I heard it through the Grapevine" in Ruskin Mill, Old Bristol Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire GL6 0LA, http://www.rmet.org.uk/

Storytellers: Roi Gal Or, Fiona Eadie, Louise Krafchik and Stella Kassimati


Friends of Amari invite you to a Storytelling evening "Night of the Goddess" on Saturday 31st January 2009 at 7.30pm in Hambro Hall, Community Centre, Forest Row, RH18 5DZ, for an evening with delicious Greek snacks, stories and heavenly music.

Storytellers are Madeleine Grove, Heleni Achilleos, Annette Armstrong and Stella Kassimati.

Music by Gregers Brinch

Tickets: £ 12 per person/£ 20 per couple, includes snacks (mezedes), stories and music

To book please email: [email protected]