London Dreamtime Presents: The Strange Tale of Mary Overie

Heritage Special Event

Join us and discover the tale of the pre-Norman notorious miser and ferryman John Overs and his daughter Mary Overie

Other strange myths and legends of old Southwark will also told by candlelight in the Cathedral retrochoir.

Live music by George Hoyle.

“Storytelling that doesn’t care if you’re sitting comfortably”- LeCool

“The perfect way to spend a summer evening” Time Out

London Dreamtime hold secret storytelling adventures in hidden corners of London. George Hoyle and Vanessa Woolf bring enchanted words and beautiful music to derelict houses, midnight forests, freezing cellars, starry rooftops and the most fantastic places in the city. Their magical events are often top picks by Londonist and Time Out, and have featured in the Evening Standard, Run-Riot and Le Cool. They have created events about the Highgate Vampire, the Brompton Cemetery Time Machine, the Jewish East End, Tudor magician Doctor Dee, the highwaymen of Richmond, the women behind the tale of Jack the Ripper and many more… Other credits include the Southbank Centre Friday Tonic, the Garden Museum, the British Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cityread London, London Month of the Dead, the Royal Academy of Arts, HMS President, Deptford Lounge, the Museum of the History of the Women of the East End and many more.