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Join us for an evening of storytelling with Stories & Tea, every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at The Tea Party Cafe, 119 York St.


From 7 pm to 8:45 pm, stories begin on the hour and half-hour with breaks in between for treats and chatting.

Stories & Tea is Pay-What-You-Can! (suggested minimum $5)  

Stories & Tea is presented by Ottawa StoryTellers & The Tea Party Cafe.


Steel & Bones | September 12

Kate Hunt and Jacques Falquet present two Slavic Stories; a bad bargain with a murderous giant, and Koschei the Deathless.

Five Alberta Women | September 26

Donna Stewart and Ruth Stewart-Verger present the story of five Alberta Women whose perseverance led to women being declared Persons, and secured the Right to Vote.

The Girl, the Gamelan & Gershwin | October 10

Lynda Joyce presents the story of Ottawa-born singer Eva Gauthier.

Pole to Pole and Then Some | October 24

Anne Nagy, Elaine O'Reilly and Phil Nagy present tales of adventurers and explorers.

Bluffing Your Way to Victory | November 14

Cecilia Blanchfield and Dai Chaplin present true stories about some of the military's most ingenious and daring deceptions.

Zucchinis to Cigars | November 28

Robert Woods and Richard Whyte present this mysterious program.

Highland Stories & Philosophical Tales | December 12

Claude Garneau and Murray McGregor present stories from the Highlands and ancestral tales of thought and philosophy.