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  • This was brilliant. It really was.

    Participant, Bathscape workshop
  • Cutting edge, innovative, energetic, collaborative and highly creative.

    Judges, Bath Life Awards 2018
  • A hugely challenging and inspiring project

    Sir Johnathon Porritt
  • Absolutely magical. Beautifully-written, elegantly performed.

    Audience, Foraged Fictions
  • Originality that expands the boundaries of what is considered theatre

    Theatre Bath
  • Entertaining, heart warming and provocative

    Kate Cross, the egg
  • Life affirming!

    Participant, The Cubicle
  • The best immersive theatre experience I've ever had

    Audience, Invincible
  • Conception and delivery both outstanding. Unforgettable.

    Audience, Invincible
  • Was intrigued, challenged & entirely engaged

    Audience, Invincible
  • A deftly orchestrated, surprising, stylish and moving piece of theatre

    Kate Yedigaroff, MAYK
  • Like a wizard’s horde, an anorak’s obsession

    Audience, The Last Post
  • I thought it was going to be good but it wasn't good it was incredible.

    Ethan aged 11
  • Enchanting and beautifully crafted

    Producer, Beaford Arts
  • Utterly charming; tender, funny, wistful

    Exeunt Magazine
  • Nuanced performances, perfect pacing and utterly glorious set

    Exeunt Magazine
  • Tacking big issues... with an incredibly light touch

    Belinda Dillon, Review
  • I had a lump in my throat by the end

    Audience, Back on Track
  • A beautiful, fragile, believable world you've created

    Audience, The Last Post
  • [Kilter] does what needs to be done but no else has the courage

    Long-term Kilter Fans
  • Truly one of the most imaginative things I've ever seen

    Audience, The Last Post
  • I don't have the words to say how much I enjoyed this

    Audience, Roots
  • Exactly what we need in this world

    Audience, Roots
  • Beautiful, touching, sweet & heartfelt

    Audience, The Last Post
  • Theatre of the Unforgettable

    Audience, Back on Track
  • A wonderfully original piece

    Venue Magazine, Roots
  • Few could compete with [Kilter's] model of sustainability

    New Statesman
  • Art that puts us right at the heart of its meaning

    Audience, Back on Track
  • It is not often I laugh so hard it is uncontrollable - absolutely superb

    Audience, Back on Track
  • An exhilarating sense of community

    Kilter Fan
  • I find it hard to do Kilter justice in words

    Head teacher, Unsung
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Story Fridays

Story Fridays are held every other month, run in collaboration with our friends A Word in Your Ear. Come and listen to six writer-performers reading freshly minted stories inspired by a theme.


Each event includes live music, themed snacks – and a well stocked bar! We are always looking for talented writers to contribute stories. If you’d like to be considered, do get in touch (contact details below).


Listen to recordings of previous Story Fridays.


Upcoming dates 

Friday 8 November 2019
Burdall’s Yard, Bath


Past dates 

A Storywalk through Bath
Saturday 21 September 2019
Walcot Chapel, Bath
Part of the Bathscape Walking Festival 2019


The Garden
Friday 3 May 2019
Burdall’s Yard, Bath


Friday 22 March 2019
Burdall’s Yard, Bath


Friday 25 January 2019
Burdall’s Yard, Bath


Friday 30 November 2018
Burdall’s Yard, Bath


Friday 21 September 2018
Burdall’s Yard, Bath


Audience reactions 

“Great evening, superb stories”


“Lovely ambiance – great music!”


“Initially a bit nervous but really loved it and am totally coming again”


“Thoroughly enjoyable, great way to spend a Friday evening”


“The stories were good, often funny and well told – great venue!”


“Enthralling, love the lighting, the venue, the stage and the stories!”



For further information and contact details see the A Word in Your Ear website.