County Durham Folktales with Adam Bushnell

£2 per person

Suitable for ages 16+

Join author and storyteller, Adam Bushnell, as he brings together stories from the rugged coastlines, limestone cliffs, remote moorland, pastoral dales and settled coalfields of County Durham. In this treasure trove of tales you will meet the evil fairies of Weardale, the shape-changing witch from Easington, the Bishop Auckland boar, the Dun Cow of Durham City and many other characters – all as fantastical and powerful as the landscape they inhabit.

Retold in an engaging style, and richly illustrated with unique line drawings, these humorous, clever and enchanting folk tales are sure to be enjoyed and shared time and again.

About Adam Bushnell

Born and raised in Hartlepool, Adam Bushnell originally trained as a teacher where he found his love for writing stories.

He now has 12 fictional books published with 2 more books coming out soon.

Adam now spends his time travelling to different places talking to people about his writing and helping people develop their own writing skills.


WRITE Festival 2018

This event is part of The Word’s WRITE Festival which is being held between 12 – 25 May 2018.

The Festival is jam-packed with events and workshops for people of all ages to enjoy. Find out more by viewing our full WRITE Festival programme.


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