Book Review: Dark Tales from the Woods

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Folktales that nurture and sustain our collective memory. The telling of Parramisha – stories by Romani families held the Rom Ratt/blood together either as historical events or as everyday warnings about surviving against Romantic fantasy or negative stereotypes. This tradition of storytelling also has kept the Romanes language alive and from completely dying out, as most stories would have Romani …

Frances Roberts-Reilly, Filmmaker, Poet, Storyteller & Harpist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 7th profile will be of Frances Roberts-Reilly. Frances Roberts-Reilly, filmmaker, poet, storyteller, harpist, is of Romany origins through the direct line of Abram Wood, the Welsh Romichal family of musicians and storytellers. A notable family based in North Wales and Newtown where her three times great grandfather, John Roberts was renowned for his musicianship …