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The Wilson’s Tales Project presents:

More stories from Berwick’s own 19th century literary sensation re-presented for the 21st century

WATCH! The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong

Drama and comedy from Northumberland Theatre Company

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HEAR! The Legend of Fair Helen of Kirconnel

Singer Poppy Holden  brings the ballad to life

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PREVIEW! Wilson’s Tales Revival Edition Volume 4

SEE! The Art of the Tales

An exhibition of illustrations commissioned for the Revival Editions and Charles Nasmyth’s graphic novel The Comic Legend of William McGonagall, the World’s Worst Poet

Exhibition continues on October 20-22 and 24

 Thursday 19 October 2017 at 7.30pm The Watchtower...

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Wilson’s Tales funding success!

The Wilson’s Tales Project has been awarded funding from Arts Council England Literature and Grants for the Arts, and the Northumberland Coast Sustainable Development Fund for ‘Tales with a Twist‘, incorporating the publication of Volume 4 of Wilson’s Tales of The Borders which will include 6 new interpretations of the tales and 3 new stories by young writers, with original illustrations (See attached) The funding will also support a performance of ‘The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong’ by Northumberland Theatre Company and ballad singer Poppy Holden singing ‘Fair Helen of Kirkconnel’ at the Watchtower, Berwick-upon Tweed on 19th October. To place an advance order for Volume 4 or for further information contact ana@gwayre.co.uk Illustrations for Volume 4...
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