Story Slam is coming to York!

                            Photo from Lancaster Story Slam

                          Photo from Lancaster Story Slam

Clear your calendar for the third Tuesday of the month in 2016 so you can raise a glass or six and enjoy hearing true stories from friends and neighbors. We'll have a different theme each month, and anyone who attends is welcome to put their name in the hat for a chance to share their story. Read more about how it works on our About page.

We fell in love with the concept of story slams by way of The Moth Radio Hour, which we first discovered when WXPN began to broadcast it on Tuesday nights (also available as a podcast through iTunes so you never have to miss an episode). We wanted to attend a story slam live and in person, so we started looking around to see if there were any in our area. As good fortune would have it, the Lancaster Story Slam had just gotten up and running. We attended an event and quickly became part of the regional story slam community, and knew immediately that we wanted to bring it to York.

It's been such a pleasure to attend Lancaster and West Chester Story Slam events this year and make plans for our own series. This time of year is Grand Slam season - Grand Slams are the culminating events where all the winners from the current season are invited back to compete for the title of Best Storyteller. Here's the winning story from the recent Delco Story Slam Grand Slam event:

 

Can't wait to host our own series here at home! Subscribe to our newsletter to stay in the loop about upcoming events. You can also follow our antics here on our website, or by connecting with us on social media, and eventually our podcast (to begin after our first event).