Tenx9 'Back to School'
Aug
29
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 'Back to School'

  • Tenx9 at the Black Box in Belfast (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You remember it: the new pencil-cases; the dread of the new teacher; or the previous teacher; the catching up; the entering into a staff room for the first time; or the last time; returning to school having been away, or sick; returning to the school you never thought you'd see again. 


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Tenx9 upcoming dates
Sep
1
to Apr 27

Tenx9 upcoming dates

Our upcoming dates are below. We always announce the theme at the previous month's Tenx9. All in the Black Box. 

June 27, 2018, 7.30pm.

July 26, 2018 (NOTE: THIS IS A THURSDAY, DIFFERENT TO OUR USUAL WEDNESDAY EVENTS), 

Sept 26, 2018. 7.30pm.

Oct 27, 2018. 7.30pm.

Nov 28, 2018. 7.30pm.

Dec 19, 2018. 7.30pm.

 

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Tenx9 at Open House Festival
Aug
10
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 at Open House Festival

  • Tenx9 at Bangor Open House Festival (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It was the stuff of dreams! We want nine people to tell true stories about visiting Bangor, about living in Bangor, about leaving Bangor, about dreaming about that summer holiday utopia of a place with sea, ice-cream, donkeys, thousands of people and - hopefully - a bit of a break from the ordinary. 
 

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Tenx9 at the EastSide Arts Festival 2018
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

Tenx9 at the EastSide Arts Festival 2018

Tenx9  is a storytelling sensation. Begun in 2011 in Belfast by Paul Doran & Pádraig Ó Tuama  Tenx9  is a storytelling event where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a true story from their lives. Join us on  August 5th  in the Park Avenue Hotel for a  Tenx9  event with the theme “Home”

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Tenx9 Thursday July 26, 2018. Black Box Belfast. Stand Up.
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 Thursday July 26, 2018. Black Box Belfast. Stand Up.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS ON THURSDAY 26 JULY (a change from our normal Wednesday nights!)

This year we've chosen the theme 'Stand Up'. So many of us have had to find ways to stand up for ourselves, stand up with our friends, stand up for things that we shouldn't have to stand up for. For this Tenx9 event we are looking for true stories about Standing Up. Most stories this night will be along LGBTI themes. 


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Tenx9 at Fiddler's Green (Rostrevor)
Jul
22
8:00 PM20:00

Tenx9 at Fiddler's Green (Rostrevor)

We are thrilled to be back at the Fiddler's Green festival in Rostrevor this year with another Tenx9. This year our theme is 'Love' -- we're looking for nine people to tell true stories from their own lives on the theme of 'love': love lost, love sought, love achieved,love of a person, being loved by a person, a great love that got away, love that saved... 

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Tenx9 June 27 2018
Jun
27
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 June 27 2018

We've all had them: family road trips; road trips with friends; road trips from hell; road trips to hell; soggy sandwiches; breakdowns - of people or cars - ; unexpected delays. We're all of a shudder just recalling! Also, romance, intrigue, unrepeatable moments of brilliance and memories that last a lifetime. 

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Tenx9 May 30th 2018 "Regret"
May
30
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 May 30th 2018 "Regret"

Regrets, we've all had them. That friendship that never started; that friendship that never ended; that fashion choice; that time you told someone what you *really* thought; that text you should have sent; that time you should have walked out; that holiday you really wished you'd gone on. 


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Tenx9 in Lisburn, May 2nd, 2018, 7pm
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Tenx9 in Lisburn, May 2nd, 2018, 7pm

  • Tenx9 at Lisburn & Castlereagh Council offices (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tenx9 are delighted to be part of an event for Mayor Tim Morrow's charities on May 2nd in the Lisburn Civic Centre. The theme that night will be "Games". Games you play, games you lose, sports, games of power, games of thrones (!), games of intrigue, games you never wanted to win, games you never wanted to play. 

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"Love" April 25 2018, Belfast.
Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

"Love" April 25 2018, Belfast.

It's the theme that keeps on giving. Love. Finding it. Keeping it. Celebrating it. Being failed by it. Failing at it. Being sustained by it. Sustaining it. Unexpected. Predictable. Never Ending. Forever. Ending. Come tell us a true story from your own life about love on April 25 in Belfast 

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Tenx9 7.30pm March 28 2018
Mar
28
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 7.30pm March 28 2018

We all have them. Heroes and Villains. Lots of us have been them too, Heroes and Villains. Sometimes one, sometimes the other, sometimes both at the same time. 

Come tell us true stories from your own life about being a hero and/or villain. We're looking for one story from your life (not a list of your heroes/villains) that'll keep us guessing and wondering, expecting and hoping, cheering and hissing! 

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Nov
29
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 November 29 2017. Theme: Lost

We're losing things all the time: our place on the map; our place in the line; weight; confidence; fears; inhibitions. Come along on Nov 29 for nine true ten-minute stories from people telling stories about Lost. 

Tenx9 is a free storytelling event that began in Belfast where 9 people have up to ten minutes each to tell a true story from their lives. 

If you are interested in submitting a story head on over to our editorial guidelines and then get send us the full text of your story

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All the LOLs - the Tenx9 Fundraiser, September 2017.
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

All the LOLs - the Tenx9 Fundraiser, September 2017.

Our September 2017 event is in the Black Box at on Wednesday 20th Sept at 7.30pm. It'll be a recap of some of the funniest stories of the past year, and is a fundraiser for Tenx9. We are committed to keeping the night free, but to keep the costs covered, once a year we'll run a fundraiser. If folks could consider giving somewhere between £2 and £5, that'd cover most of the costs. 

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Tenx9 Belfast Foreign
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 Belfast Foreign

We all know it - that feeling of being foreign. Maybe you're in an actual foreign country, or maybe you're in your own family and suddenly think Who ARE these people? Maybe you had a foreigner stay with you and had an experience of seeing something as if it was for the first time. Or maybe you really were the only person not wearing Lederhosen at a community festival. 

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Tenx9 at Fiddler's Green 2017
Jul
23
8:00 PM20:00

Tenx9 at Fiddler's Green 2017

We are delighted to be heading down to Rostrevor for Tenx9 at Fiddler's Green on Sunday 23rd July at 8pm. The theme for the stories this night will be Courage.

You know -- courage to go to your school reunion; courage to make the call; courage to change work; courage to survive a life; courage to survive a loss. Sad stories, happy stories, lovely stories, amazing stories, small stories - we want to hear them all! 

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Tenx9 April 19 "Young"
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 April 19 "Young"

Young. We were/are all young. We have young lives; we have young dreams; we have young stories; young children; we did things when we were young that we loved or regretted. Join us on April 19 at 7.30pm in the Black Box for nine true stories about Young. 

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Tenx9 April 16 at Carafest (Ballycastle)
Apr
16
8:00 PM20:00

Tenx9 April 16 at Carafest (Ballycastle)

Frenemies. A new word for an old thing. Those friends who are a little bit enemy. You know them. They are texting people about you but text you accidentally. We're looking for true stories about when you had a frenemy, or when you were a frenemy, or when a frenemy became an enemy or a friend.

Join us at the Carafest festival at the Corrymeela centre in Ballycastle on Easter Sunday night for true stories about when friends and enemies meet. 

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Tenx9 Belfast "Secrets and Lies"
Mar
22
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 Belfast "Secrets and Lies"

So, Tenx9 on March 22nd is all about Secrets and Lies.We're looking for nine people to tell true stories from their lives about a secret or a lie. Secrets kept, secrets broken, lies told, lies that got out of control, lies that weren't believed... you get the drift. Don't worry though, none of us will tell. 

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Tenx9 January 11 2017 "Names"
Jan
11
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 January 11 2017 "Names"

Happy new year folks! Welcome back to a new year full of stories and goodness. Our theme for January 2017 is "Names". We are delighted to be with the Out to Lunch Festival for this lovely night. The theme for Tenx9 at Out To Lunch for 2017 is “Names”. We’re looking forward to true stories about this: naming your dog, nick names, insults, changing your name, names of places, names you rejected, names you loved.

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Tenx9 October 26, 2016 "Age"
Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Tenx9 October 26, 2016 "Age"

We're looking forward to our Tenx9 on October 26 at 7.30pm in the Black Box. 

Our theme is "Age" -- we're looking for nine true stories of up to ten minutes each about Age. The stories can be about a particular birthday, the age you thought you'd die, the age you never thought you'd pass, the age you almost didn't pass, the age you discovered something or the age you lost something. 

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