‘Once you’ve heard your aged Jewish grandmother – who survived the Holocaust – tell a tale that can make you believe there’s still magic, there’s no going back.’ — Shonaleigh Cumbers
Yorkshire’s world-renowned tradition-bearer Shonaleigh is a drut’syla (storyteller) from Yiddish oral tradition.
Shonaleigh is performing live for the Yorkshire Festival of Story. Book now for the rare chance to hear ancient tales untold for two generations and barely spoken for decades. This intimate storytelling performance will shed light on a labyrinth of traditional Jewish stories told to Shonaleigh by her Bubbe (Grandmother).