Jane Austen and… who?!
22,Wed May 2019
Waterstones , Winchester
Hundreds of years ago, Geoffrey Chaucer wrote about a group of people who went on a journey…
The Canterbury Tales involved all sorts of individuals, pilgrims walking to a site of special interest to them (a shrine).
We never find out what happens there, or even if they reach their destination.
But we do get to hear their stories – stories they tell to pass the time, and as a (mostly) good-natured competition. The person who tells the best story gets a prize.
You too could win a prize, if you come and play Chaucer’s Game with us.
We’ll be walking a shorter distance, over a period of hours, not days.
On this occasion, we’ll be walking around Winchester, with destinations that are sacred to storytellers. One of them is inside the Cathedral. But we’ll be starting at Waterstones.
On the way, you will learn techniques that can improve your impromptu storytelling, and also improve stories you want to work up over a longer period.
More importantly, you’ll get exercise, and good company.
Please come. We’d love to have you with us.