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"I hadn't been to an event like this before so wasn't sure what to expect.

I thoroughly enjoyed the evening and I will be back for more!"

"Attended my first Spinning Yarns event last night and it won't be my last. I just loved it! The storytellers were amazing, so expressive, their spoken word draws pictures in your mind and transports you into the story itself."


About Us

Spinning Yarns was set up in 2016 primarily to create a platform to promote storytelling to an adult audience in South East Essex.


Since then, ambitions have grown and Spinning Yarns Theatre is all about connecting artists and weaving stories together through collaboration, supporting seasoned and emerging artists both locally, across the UK and internationally.

Our work includes pop up storytelling events and bespoke training opportunities.

If you would like to know more or if you have an idea for an event, a potential collaboration, or would just like to chat, please…

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Spinning Yarns Theatre: Events

Book Our Pop Up Events

Word Spun nights Poster

An evening of stories & music curated around a theme.


A lovely group of people bringing the best of live spoken word and music to a great venue, and appreciative audience.

A thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining evening, that provoked lots to think about.

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon & thought you were brilliant storytellers.

Such a fun evening, with plenty of laughs.

Magical, mesmerising & chilling!

As a listener who is revelling in travelling across the sea to hear such stellar storytelling, it feels like you are building a wonderful community on zoom with your virtual events. 

Thank you so much for what you do.


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