Tom appears at all kinds of venues, great and small, medieval to modern. In recent years he's shared storytelling, living history, talks, and music in cosy village halls, lots of churches, myriad of museums, art centres as well as large events like Tatton Park Medieval Fair, Chester Folk Festival and Shrewsbury Folk Festival.
Keep checking as more will be added as they appear, this is the list of public events, not including private bookings. If you would like to book Tom for your event please send an email.
Saturday 11th June 2016, 10.30am-4.30pm, St John's Church, Chester, The Minstrels' Court. Cheshire's ancient gathering of musitioners comes back to life in its original, authentic and atmospheric location. It's an event not to be missed. More minstrels than you could shake a jingly stick at, plus storytellinng and living history from some of Britain's best professional historic musicians and re-enactors and it's all free!
Friday 24th June 2016, evening, Holywell Village, Flintshire, North Wales, Stories and Music for Medieval Pilgrims. Entertainment for the end of the journey, marking the 600th anniversary of Henry V's pilgrimage to St Winifride's Well in thanks for his victory at Agincourt the previous autumn.
Saturday 25th June 2016, Stokesay Court, Onibury, near Ludlow. Bagpipes in folklore and Mary Webbs writings. Tom is giving a presentation with storytelling and music at the Summer School of the Mary Webb Society. This will be followed by a performance of Precious Bane by the Village Quire.
Friday 1st July 2016, Word of Mouth Storytelling Club, Manchester, The Piper's Tale performing my show celebrating the bagpiper in European folk tales.
Sunday 3rd July 2016, around Leek town centre, Dr Plot's Lesser Known Leek, joining in the fun with storytelling and piping as we celebrate the quirkier parts of history in this vibrant town.
Monday 11th July 2016, 7pm, Norton Priory, Runcorn, Cheshire, Myths and Legends of Cheshire. Storytelling and exploring the grains of truth behind the tales.
Friday 26th August 2016, 8pm, Shaggy Dog Storytellers, Hebden Bridge. The Piper's Tale, another outing for my show celebrating the bagpiper in European folk tales. Followed by George Murphy's new set Hippy Valley.
Monday 19th September 2016, 7.30pm, Norton Priory, Runcorn, Cheshire. Tales in the Priory. A performance with other storytellers in the wonderfully atmospheric setting of the medieval undercroft.