Spark

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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Spark Storytelling: Courage 18.10.21

At 8:00pm - 10:30pm, Brixton Ritzy, London

Spark is back for another night of live true storytelling! This month’s theme: Courage.

Acts of bravery can be big, bold and impressive; they can also be so small as to go unnoticed. Perhaps you stood up to the school bully, or saved a cat from a burning building. Or maybe your own moment of courage was more subtle – finding your voice in your workplace, or turning your back on an unhappy relationship. Your story might be about a moment of fearfulness, when you wished you had the courage to be braver. What would you have done differently?

Whatever your thoughts on the theme, we want to hear your stories! Join Spark Upstairs at The Ritzy in Brixton for a night of open-mic true storytelling. Storytellers can sign up on the night, or email sparktruestories@gmail.com to request a spot.

Doors open at 7.30pm and stories start at 8pm.
Entry is £5 on the door or in advance through the venue’s website.

Spark Storytelling: Belonging 25.11.21

At 8:00pm - 10:30pm, Catford Mews, Catford Centre, London

Spark is back for another night of live true storytelling! Tonight’s theme: Belonging.

Most of us will have known times in our lives when we struggled to feel like we belonged. From our complicated to relationships with our families to feeling like the odd one out at school, at work in our social groups. But our perfect ‘fit’ can be found in many places – from falling in love to discovering a tribe of like-minded people and finally embracing who we really are. Ever felt like the odd one out? Ever connected with a stranger and thought ‘You too?’ We want to hear your stories, big or small!

Whatever your thoughts on the theme, join Spark at the Catford Mews in south-east London for a night of open-mic true storytelling. Storytellers can sign up on the night, or email sparktruestories@gmail.com to request a spot.

The venue is open all day and stories start at 8pm.
Entry is £5 at the bar or in advance through the venue’s website.

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