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Matlock Storytelling Cafe

Tales From The Hud Hud

told by Jumana Moon on Fri 2nd December, 7.30pm-9.30pm

at the Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock, DE4 3NL

The hud hud or hoopoe, with its bright crest, striking colours, graceful flight and beautiful voice is named in the Quran as the bringer of stories to King Suleiman. The hud hud remains a much loved symbol of the power of the spoken word. Jumana Moon will be sharing ‘tales from the hud hud’ – stories drawn from folktales, poetry and legends from Muslim tradition. From the comedic tales of Nasrudeen, to reflective and mystical stories, we will fly with the hud hud, on a journey to the King.

Jumana Moon is a storyteller with a great love of stories, tales, myths and legends of all kinds and has been collecting stories since childhood. They are, she says, 'her favourite things'. She is particularly inspired by stories from her Islamic faith: stories from sacred text, folk tales and stories from the tradition of devotional poetry such as Rumi, Jami' and Nizami.

Also taking us on a journey, with the voice of a lark, will be our wonderful house band, Cage of Crows. And who knows, our resident tellers might tell a tale or two!

We are delighted to tell you that soup, cakes, teas coffees etc will be available from our kitchen once more, so now you can leave all your snacks at home. You are still most welcome to bring a bottle of something with you.

We urge you to book in advance as we cannot guarantee there will be tickets available on the door. We would also like to encourage audience members to perform a lateral flow test before attending.

We at Matlock Storytelling Cafe are embracing our quest; to bring top quality performances to adult audiences.

Grab a ticket, turn off your phone and join us on a journey.

Online ticket sales will close at 7pm on the night.

The doors opens at 7.00pm, stories and music 7.30-9.30.

Tickets are £7. Book here: https://buy


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