Medievalist, storymaker, theatre director, folk dance teacher, BBC / AHRC New Generation Thinker

Unruly Woman at Wolverhampton ArtsFest

Arena Theatre Wulfruna St, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Unruly Woman at Wolverhampton ArtsFest 18th June, 7.30, Arena Tilstone Theatre Bookings and more details: https://www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/news-and-events/calendar/?view=fulltext&id=d.en.1108779 ----------------------------------------------------------- It is impossible That any clerk speak well of women. Who painted the lion, tell me, who? By God, if women had written stories As clerks have in their studies They would have written more of men’s wickedness […]

Unruly Woman at Durham University

Joachim Room, College of St Hild and St Bede Durham

Joachim Room, College of St Hild and St Bede, 6.15-7.30pm ‘Unruly Woman’ will be performed as a public accessible part of the MEMSA conference. This is a free event, but if you would like to make an optional donation in aid of Harbour refuges, you can do so while booking your place on the conference. […]

Free

Broken Shells at Sidmouth Folk Week

More details to be confirmed soon. In a little room in Rome, a bride sits at her window. The deep windowsill is covered with litter – a scrap of dried seaweed, the jagged edge of a pink scallop, scattered grains of sand. Her eyes are fixed on the ocean outside. She has always loved the […]

Unruly Woman at Stafford Knot Storytelling Club

The Bird in Hand 1 Victoria Square, Stafford

Storyteller and academic Daisy Black presents indecorous assortment of medieval tales from around Europe about women who gain the upper hand – or, occasionally, the upper arse. These are stories of sex, of disguise and deception, of arse-kissing, and of women finding creative, naughty and cunning ways to overcome the restrictions placed upon them by […]

The Bayeux Tapestry: The Full Yarn in front of the English Bayeux Tapestry at Reading Museum

A thrilling chance to see 'The Full Yarn' in front of the Reading Bayeux Tapestry. Horses are dyed of a different hue, and woollen castrations might occur. This is a private event as part of a Marie Skodowska-Curie Fellowship-funded conference on gender and medieval castles. Details on how to register for this important and timely […]

The Bayeux Tapestry: the Full Yarn at Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Bantock House Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton

The beasts of battle gather in the tapestry borders. Ravens, wolves, eagles. All creatures – common, fantastic, wild, domestic – hold their stitched breath as the battle gathers Waiting.   Until at last, William and Harold face each other over some few feet of linen. The embroidered King wants to finish his church at Westminster. […]

£6 – £8

Unruly Woman at Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Bantock House Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton

It is impossible That any clerk speak well of women. Who painted the lion, tell me, who? By God, if women had written stories As clerks have in their studies They would have written more of men’s wickedness Than all the mark of Adam might redress.   (Geoffrey Chaucer, The Wife of Bath’s Prologue).   […]

£6 – £8