World Tales

Join storytellers Peter Chand, Maja Bumberák ,Masako Carey, Nandi Jola, Kathleen Rappolt, Tim Tingle as they share stories froma round the globe.

Maja Bumberák is a storyteller based in Budapest, telling folktales, folk stories and singing songs from Hungarian culture and all over the world. She performs at many different venues from kindergartens, schools to conferences and festivals, and she applies storytelling in various group processes.

Masako Carey was born in Tokyo, Japan. She met her Irish born husband through business and came to Northern Ireland 20 years ago. Her increasing repertoire of traditional Japanese tales, some comical, some serious, is now expanding to include tales from around the world.

Peter Chand British Indian storyteller Peter Chand  is one of Europe’s most renowned storytellers and is in constant demand for his colourful takes from the subcontinent.

Nandi Jola is a poet, storyteller and playwright. She was born in South Africa and grew up under the apartheid regime until she was 21, when she moved to Northern Ireland,. She has been active in the arts community as a writer, schools ambassador, artist and facilitator. Nandi tells folk tales from the African continent.

Raquel McKee is an individual of many talents, from storytelling to poetry to acting and singing she’s no stranger to the limelight. Raquel lives in Antrim but is originally from Jamaica. Racquel has had an interest in the arts for years and started writing from a young age.  She performs Dub poetry and prefers free verse to rhyming couplet and tells her stories drawing from her acting to ass zest to her tales.

Kathleen Rappolt is a freelance storyteller since 2012 and based in Berlin. She studied Theatre Education (M.A.) and Künstlerisches Erzählen – Storytelling in Art and Education at the Berlin University of Arts. She also has a bachelor’s in childhood education. She tells stories in schools, libraries, theatres and International Storytelling Festivals.

Tim Tingle, who is an Oklahoma Choctaw. His great-great grandfather, John Carnes, walked the Trail of Tears in 1835, and his paternal grandmother attended a series of rigorous Indian boarding schools in the early 1900’s. In 1993, Tingle retraced the Trail of Tears to Choctaw homelands in Mississippi and began recording stories of tribal elders. Author of 21 books, he has performed across America, Canada, and Europe, including the Cape Clear Storytelling Festival in Ireland, and enjoys pulling audiences into his real and imaginary world.

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24 Oct 2021


7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

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Armstrong Storytelling Trust
127 Ballyemon Road, Cushendall, Co Antrim BT44 0QP

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