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Aberystwyth Arts Centre 7.45pm, Thursday 11 October Adverse Camber Productions presents Dreaming the Night Field: a legend of Wales     

Aberystwyth Arts Centre
7.45pm, Thursday 11 October
Adverse Camber Productions presents Dreaming the Night Field: a legend of Wales
Storyteller
Michael Harvey

Singer
Lynne Denman

Composer/Musician
Stacey Blythe

Director
Paula Crutchlow

Producer
Naomi Wilds

Associate Producers Wales
Sandra Bendelow & Tamar Williams


Honour, justice, magic and transformation collide in this spellbinding new storytelling and music performance which evokes the ancient Welsh legend of The Fourth Branch of The Mabinogion.

Gwydion, nephew to the King, a magician and storyteller, provokes a war between North and South Wales and unleashes a chaos of consequences. Blodeuwedd, a woman conjured from flowers, is torn between duty and desire, with fateful results. Experience a world that’s bristling with life, filled with animals, people and constellations caught in stories of making and undoing.

By turns thrilling, funny, powerful and poetic, Dreaming the Night Field features one of Wales’ most engaging storytellers alongside exquisitely haunting live music. Brought to you by Adverse Camber productions and the creative team behind the much loved Hunting the Giant’s Daughter, we are delighted to bring this show on tour right across Wales and for the first time to present both a bilingual and Welsh version, take a look at the dates to see which version is near you. Join us for an intoxicating performance that makes ancient voices and landscapes come alive.

“The highlight of the festival was an incredible epic telling of the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogion… a well-deserved standing ovation.” Wales Arts Review


Comments made by audience members:
"The storytelling was brilliant… the singing was out of this world."

"So good to lose oneself in a story and enter a different realm!”

“Utterly spellbound”

"I cannot recommend it to my friends enough.”



Co-commissioned by
Adverse Camber
Felin Uchaf
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Cardiff University School of Welsh

With support from Beyond the Border Wales International Storytelling Festival & Aberystwyth Storytelling Festival

Suitable for ages 12+


This performance contains themes of an adult nature which some may find upsetting, if you would like to know more, please get in touch with either Adverse Camber or the venue.

Running time: 1 hour 50 mins, including a 20 minute interval


Tickets are available from the Arts Centre Box Office on 01970 62 32 32 or online at www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk
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