Het Nationale Theater - Rumi, One Light with Ashley Ramsden

Saturday, 16th December 2023

How surprised was I when storytelling legend Ashley Ramsden reached out to me and asked me to join him during his Storytelling Tour here in The Hague. We have so far only communicated from afar and this will be very improvised on my behalf. I am excited! Tickets: https://www.hnt.nl/voorstellingen/

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The STET Storytelling Festival presents 4 storytelling masters curated by the Amsterdam Storytelling Festival.

On Saturday, British master storyteller and audience favourite Ashley Ramsden will brighten the weekend with a celebration of the life, poetry and stories of the beloved Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī, commonly known simply as Rumi.

750 years ago, the great teacher Jalal ad-Din Rumi stepped out of this world. He left behind a trail of light that continues to unite people of all beliefs.

Come celebrate the enlightened wisdom and vision of a man who saw in his own time of darkness how the lamps may be different, but the light the same.

About Ashley Ramsden

Ashley Ramsden has been a storyteller for over 25 years, performing all over the world. In The Hague, his telling of Dickens’ Christmas Carol is a recurring festive favourite for almost 20 years.

With experience in Australia and the United States, Ramsden founded the School of Storytelling at Emerson College in 1994, a unique school in the UK that draws storytellers from all over the world and focuses on different branches pertaining to the art of storyteller. Ashley’s repertoire includes classics such as The Titanic, The Man who Planted Hope, The Arabian Nights and many more.

About Leonie Roessler

Composer, performer and improvisor Leonie Roessler studied classical guitar at Los Angeles City College and was invited to the Grammy Foundation Masterclass with the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. She has a Master Degree in Composition from the Royal Conservatory in the Hague.

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.


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