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2021...
July
2nd-4th Beyond the Border International Storytelling Festival,  Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire: 
https://beyondtheborder.com

August
6-8th, Hemp Redemption Festival, Glastonbury.

11th & 12th - CADW Magic of the Mabinogion Festival, Harlech Castle 

13th - 'Oriel Lockdown' - with Peter Stevenson, Aberystwyth Arts Centre 

December   
11th - Star of the Sea Re-opening gig @ Star of the Sea, Borth - Fairytale Cellist, Badger & Ailsa, Wolrdwide Welshman, Lo-Fi Jones.  LISTEN TO THE RECORDING OF THIS HERE
https://www.mixcloud.com/StarOfTheSea/the-fairytale-cellist-badger-and-ailsa-worldwide-welshman-lo-fi-jones-11-december-rhagfyr-2021/?fbclid=IwAR0fY-HzvD5QuvNIegukczfQWRvByOftx4whcbRixDmW-ZXVkxiR9lNuYBI

                      
2019
 
December 6th: Tinc y Tannau@NAWR, The Globe, Hay-on-Wye 7.30pm

November 2019:
Tues 12th: MOONCHOIR - Illuminated Roots.  See FB: MOONCHOIR

23rd: : Storytelling & workshop @ The Young Storytellers' Festival of Wales, Llandudno: https://www.literaturewales.org/lw-event/the-young-storytellers-festival-of-wales/

October 2019:
31st-3rd November: various performances & workshops at Gwyl Chwedleua Aberystwyth Storytelling Festival, Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum, SY23 2AQ - 01970 612125

August 2019:
10th: The Firemaker@ Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard. Musical storytelling with Deb Winter and Tinc y Tannau: https://www.facebook.com/events/370559376992807/
16th-18th: El Sueno Existe Festival, Machynlleth, mid-Wales: https://elsuenoexiste.wordpress.com/el-sueno-existe-2019/

JULY 2019:
3rd, 8-10pm: MOONCHOIR, Machynlleth (see 13 Moons Page)

5th, 6.30pm: solo music@ The Cletwr, Tre'r Ddol, for Dyfi Wildlife Photography exhibition opening

14th, 2-5.30pm: Borth Bog/Cors Fochno Story + Music Walk Taith gerdded Stori + Cherddoriaeth Gyda / with Justin Lyons, Peter Stevenson.  Book through the Cletwr: events@cletwr.com

17th, 7pm: The Lost Fairy Tales of West Wales with Pete Stevenson@ Ammonford Miners' Institute: https://www.theatrausirgar.co.uk/en/shows/the-lost-fairy-tales-of-west-wales

19th, 7.30pm: 'The Stars Were Singing', storytelling&music performance with Deb Winter@ Llangollen Fringe:  https://www.llangollenfringe.co.uk/index.php/en/programme-2019

25th: with storyteller Deb Winter@ Felin Uchaf, Pwllheli

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June 2019
6-9th: Music around the Sacred Fire @ All About Love, Bath
20th - 30th: Tinc y Tannau residency at Festival d'Origines Le Trouillet, Ardeche, France

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019:
1st: Storytelling Afternoon @ Ceredigion Museum, 2pm - https://www.facebook.com/events/1021711364700851/
2nd: Tinc y Tannau @ Gwyl Y Pethan Bychain/St David's Folk Festival, Y Wennol/Swallow Theatre, Machynlleth- https://www.gwerinfolk.co.uk/?fbclid=IwAR2F0ar-IK4tbGYgGkZmK2DDS-1_qa4HrazDoFYV8e3RPT12lBaSdITU8FA

6th: Solo in 'Musicians pf SOAS' Concert @The London Jukebox - https://www.facebook.com/events/363570567707720/

February 2019: 

3rd: Sunday Stream - dreamy improvisations &freewriting, Machynlleth (private event)

Friday 8th: Tinc y Tannau @ Yr Hen Felin/The Old Mill, Llanidloes, 7.30pm (contact Andrew Capel on 01686411166 for tickets)

10th: Sunday Stream (private event)
18th: MOONCHOIR (see 13 MOONs page)
22nd: Gin Storytelling@The Castle Hotel, Aberystwyth, with Pete Stevenson

28th:  A Cabinet of Curiosities, Bridgend Library: 
https://awen-libraries.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598625?locale=cy-CY&fbclid=IwAR2tbQIMVqtxfTWHXoqjCeWgJM6CVII4qSzl4Mq1NpBGSMSv-lJ9D3wV7NU

January 2019
12th: TINGLE@ The Cellar Bar, Cardigan 
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November 2018
3rd: Skeleton Woman: Samhain Storytelling, Machynlleth (contact Ailsa for details)
7th: OMBIVIOLUM&Enter the Circle@
The House, Plymouth https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/performance-ombiviolum-enter-the-circle
9th: OMBIVIOLUM&Enter the Circle, 
St Lawrence Parish Church, Stroud: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/enter-the-circle-dance-journey-tickets-51013417505?aff=efbeventtix
22nd: MOONCHOIR #11 & vocal improv workshop (see Improv-i-sing! page)
23rd: with Tinc y Tannau at Aberystwyth Arts Centre (https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/music/tinc-y-tannau)
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October 2018
3rd: solo cello&voice performance at HEMPEN Co-operative (for volunteers only) https://www.facebook.com/events/206273200039628/
13th: with Tinc y Tannau at Small World Theatre, Cardigan (http://smallworld.org.uk/event/tinc-y-tannau/)
21st: with Whispering Woods, Evenley - CANCELLED
24th/25th/26th: MOONCHOIR #10 &vocal improv workshop (see Improv-i-sing! page)
27th&28th: with Tinc y Tannau at Gŵyl Tân a Môr Harlech 
(https://www.visitharlech.wales/fire-and-sea-festival)
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September 2018
9th: Tiny Launch gig for new solo EP 'Finding Dashti' (home concert)
15th: with Tinc y Tannau at The Red Tent Women's Storytelling Circle, Yurt in the City, Cardiff
24th: MOONCHOIR #9 & vocal improv workshop, Machynlleth (see Improv-i-sing! page)
August 2018
3rd-5th: Performances and workshops at the Green Gathering, Chepstow
26th: MOONCHOIR #8, Machynlleth (see Improv-i-sing! page)

July 2018
27th MOONCHOIR #7 (lunar eclipse Lammas special), mid Wales (see
13 Moons of Music page for more info)

June 2018
7th NAWR, BBC Hall, Swansea-with Tinc y Tannau
9th&10th- Beyond the Border storytelling festival, St Donat's Art Centre - Tinc y Tannau

May 2018
26th- 'The Talking Tree' with Peter Stevenson, The Shiloh, Cwm-Penmachno
April 2018
7th - Tinc y Tannau @ Capel y Graig, Furnace: 
https://capelygraig.wordpress.com/
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(past events)
March 2018
2nd - MOONCHOIR #2, Machynlleth (See 13 Moons Page)
7th - 'Singing in Nature's Spotlight' MACHSPEAK talk, Y Plas, Machynlleth, 6-7.30pm
21st - 'The Moon-Eyed People and the White Ravens' storytelling show with Peter Stevenson, Round Studio, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/theatre/moon-eyed-people-and-white-ravens

February 2018
16th-18th The Snowdrop Queen with Whispering Woods at Hodsock Priory:
http://whispering-wood-folk.co.uk/tickets/ 

January 2018
Weds 31st MOONCHOIR#1, Machynlleth (see 13 Moons/Improv-i-sing! pages)
December 2017
Fri 1st: with Tingle at Y Plas, Machynlleth, supporting Regime: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/142634986361551/

Sat 2nd: at AudioFarm festival, Hendre Hall, Bangor, 2-2.45pm on the Hemp Redemption Stage
https://www.facebook.com/audiofarmpresentsonetribefestival/?hc_ref=ARSwPLqu54AEdv6ooi82gszb1Z5Y2OgvT1D4F-9G4CdZrWhkq5-EfvVsYIB544-NZ9c
 
Fri 8th: at the Wild Winter Feast, 7pm, Hamilton House, Stokes Croft, Bristol https://www.hamiltonhouse.org/event/wild-winter-feast-2017/


November 2017

1st-3rd - Residency with Tinc y Tannau at Capel y Graig, Furnace 
Tinc y Tannau are invited to undertake a residency at Lle Celf Capel y Graig Artspace this Autumn. They  aim to make recordings of free improvisations played within y capel and the surrounding Dyfi Valley landscape, that will then be shaped and formed into pieces.
The residency will provide Sianed and Ailsa time to collaborate fully on new pieces inspired by their environment and to delve deeper into their improvisational practise. A concert of the new material will take place at Capel y Graig in the spring of 2018.
https://capelygraig.wordpress.com


Sun 5th
'Wild Man' - Storytelling Sunday with Martin Maudsley, Hamilton House, Stokes, Croft, Bristol
www.hamiltonhouse.org

Thurs 16th - Tinc y Tannau play Reassemble in London - 7.30pm
:https://www.facebook.com/events/280072495834368/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2229%22%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3A%22plan_user_invited%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&notif_id=1509353188051334&notif_t=plan_user_invited
www.tincytannau.co.uk


Thurs 30th - with Fiddler Jez Danks @ Uncle Albert's, Borth (tickets on door)

October 2017
Sat 7th 6-8pm, Oriel Davies, Newtown: The Kitchen - with Tinc y Tannau
http://openspace.orieldavies.org/en/the-kitchen-events/112-playing-the-kitchen-launch-event

...September 2017
8th & 9th -  final shows in Leigh Woods, Bristol, with the beautiful Whispering Wood Folk in our show 'The Boy Who Grew Wings':
http://whispering-wood-folk.co.uk/


20th-24th - Green Earth Awakening, Somerset
http://www.buddhafield.com/?gea=about  
 
August 2017
Thurs 3rd-Sun 6th -  Soundlodge in Tipi Field, The Green Gathering, Chepstow


Sun 13th - 'The Tale of Mr Salter, The man who saved the red kite in Wales', with Storyteller Pete Stevenson, at RSPB Ynys Hir

https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/events-dates-and-inspiration/events/details.aspx?id=tcm:9-444345#IE8iTAwQWKTVbUF6.99

Thurs 17th, 1pm-6.30pm - Local myths and legend story sessions with Peter Stevenson, Aberdyfi Beach
£10/family (Meet us at the Beach Ranger flags on the beach by the sand dunes.)
http://www.teachoutdoors.co.uk/

Sat 19th 5.30pm-7.30pm -  Falcondale Hotel, Lampeter, as part of Ceredigion Art Trail event.
http://ceredigionarttrail.org.uk/

Mon 21st, 6pm - Open Studio Ocean, Ceredigion Art Trail,
ArtHouse/TyCelf, 1 Laura Place, Aberystwyth
Music & more to mark the new moon and solar eclipse...

http://ceredigionarttrail.org.uk/
www.arthouse.wales


24th - 27th - Performances with Tinc y Tannau, Old College/ Yr Hen Coleg, Aberystwyth, for Ceredigion Art Trail: 
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015625515855 (Tinc y Tannau on Facebook)
tincytannau.bandcamp.com
http://ceredigionarttrail.org.uk/


31st Aug-3rd Sept - I'll be serenading with my cello at Spirit Fest in the gorgeous Forest of Dean...
http://www.spiritfestuk.org/



July 2017
Sat 8th - 'The Boy Who Grew Wings' with Whispering Woods, at
Buxton Fringe http://whispering-wood-folk.co.uk/

Sat 22nd - 'The Boy Who Grew Wings' with Whispering Woods, at
Durham Dales Festival
http://whispering-wood-folk.co.uk/
https://www.durhamdalesfestival.co.uk/events


Weds 26th, 11am-12noon - Tinc y Tannau in the Radical Craft exhibition, Aberystwyth Arts Centre,  MUSICFest Fringe:
FREE!
http://musicfestaberystwyth.org/events/music-art-radical-craft-sianed-jones-ailsa-mair-hughes/

 

Thurs 27th, 1.30-2.30pm - Open music jam/workshop with Tinc y Tannau,  Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth
FREE!
http://musicfestaberystwyth.org/events/ailsa-mair-hughes-sianed-jones/ 


Sunday 30th, 1pm - illustrated storytelling/music show
CROSSING THE BOUNDARY / CROESI'R TERFYNAU with Peter Stevenson,
El Sueno Existe festival, Y Plas, Machynlleth

http://www.elsuenoexiste.com/

http://cabinetofcuriosities.moonfruit.com/storytelling/4578396765

June 2017
Fri 2nd - Sun 4th - with Whispering Woods at the National Coal Mining museum, Wakefield
 
Fri 9th-Sun 11th -  'The Boy Who Grew Wings' with Whispering Woods, Prior Park Gardens, Bath
http://www.theatreroyal.org.uk/page/3030/The-Boy-Who-Grew-Wings/1453
http://whispering-wood-folk.co.uk/

Tues 20th - Tinc y Tannau @ Milgi's Yurt, Cardiff

Tues 22nd - Tinc y Tannau @ Medina's, Aberystwyth

Sat 24th - with Whispering Woods at SOLAS festival, Perthshire
http://www.solasfestival.co.uk/

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and, in case you're interested, recent(ish) ones...

April 2017
Sat 29th, 12 Noon, solo & with Peter Stevenson at MUSIQA I ABERAID, Aberystwyth Arts Centre Foyer

May 2017
Tue 2nd - Tinc y Tannau, guest musicians at ACOUSTIC TUESDAY, South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel St, Riverside, Cardiff, CF11 6ES 
£5   (includes tea and cake)    
Please arrive promptly, if you can, as you would for a concert

Fri 5th - The Wild Spring Banquet, Hamilton House, Bristol
http://www.hamiltonhouse.org/event/the-wild-spring-banquet/ 
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