Connecting people through true stories

At Spark events you will hear personal stories not by professional storytellers but by anyone with a great story to share. Expect to be surprised and moved.

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Upcoming events

Special Event: Eight top tellers go head to head on the theme of Lessons • 10.10.16

At 7:30pm - 10:30pm, Hackney picturehouse, London

Hear a selection of Spark’s favourite storytellers from the last 8.5 years. We have been through the little black book of Spark storytellers and invited eight people to come and and tell a story on the theme of ‘Lessons.’

Spark at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016 • 15.10.16

At 8:00pm - 10:00pm, Cheltenham, Cheltenham

We are very excited to be appearing at the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this year!

Spark Open Mic • 17.10.16

At 7:30pm - 10:30pm, Upstairs at the Ritzy, London

Stay tuned for information on the theme for this event.

7.30pm/Doors £4

Tellit - Festival of True Life Storytelling • 23.10.16

At 7:30pm, Union Chapel, London

This is the very first UK Tellit Festival where you will hear the best stories from around the country.

Spark Encore: Creativity and Madness with MIND • 27.10.16

At 7:00am - 10:30pm, Exmouth Market Theatre, London

Spark London and Mind in Haringey come together for the third year in a row to bring you remarkable true stories about creativity and mental health.

Show and Tell: Workshop • 5.11.16

At 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Hackney picturehouse, London

Would you like to know how to tell stories that keep others gripped? This workshop is for those who are curious about the art of sharing personal stories.

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'This prison warden comes in and says. I bet you're the black sheep of your family. He wasn't wrong.'

— Radliffe Royds

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