If you got the taste for storytelling during Baldock’s successful Fireside Festival, which came to an end on Sunday, never fear – there are more chances to tap into tantalising tales on the horizon.

Storytelling and live music come together at Letchworth Arts Centre next Friday, November 28, in a show about being far away from home, with an evening that includes a hot themed buffet.

The Many Apologies of Pecos Bill is the story of two Texans.

First there is Pecos Bill, who falls in love with a cowgirl who rides on the back of a giant catfish.

Raised by coyotes, he uses a rattlesnake as a lasso and grew up to be the greatest cowboy of all time.

Then there is Greg, who once passed out from exhaustion on a three-mile hike.

This is where Bill and Greg meet, merge and swap stories about their very different lives.

Featuring Greg Wohead, with music written and performed by Mat Martin, one critic said: “This is an evening of storytelling that would not feel out of place around a campfire. It’s reminiscent of a poetry reading, a trip to Americana and a Mumford and Sons concert all rolled into one.

“The performance holds its roots and storylines in Texas, but also incorporates a feeling of distance and being very far from home.”

Tickets, including the buffet, are £25 on 01462 670788 or online from www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/60573, and the event starts at 7.30pm.