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September 2018

The Tangle of the Commons – King’s Nympton

September 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lower Sletchcott Farm, George Nympton
South Molton, Devon United Kingdom
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Wild plants surround us and shape every aspect of our lives: the food on our plates, the clothes on our backs, and the places we live. But the old stories tell us that the spirits of nature and of place are not all that they seem. What happens when they are pushed too far – and will humans be the…

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October 2018

The Red Alachigh at Sharpham

October 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sharpham House, Ashprington
Totnes, Devon TQ9 7UT
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  We are delighted to be bringing the Red Alachigh to Sharpham for their annual Apple day!  I will be contributing to a programme of story, crafts and activities, all around the theme of harvest and apples. More information to follow.....  

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November 2018

The Tangle of the Commons

November 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Totnes Methodist Church, 40-42 Fore Street
Totnes, TQ9 5RP
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Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. Rumi The Tangle of the Commons tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far? Here are some of the old tales,…

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February 2019

Shahrazad and the King

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good Coffee Headquarters, 59 Ebrington Street
Plymouth, Devon PL4 9AA United Kingdom
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Find out how one woman saved a king and his kingdom through the power of story...... Lisa tells an ancient and graphic tale, that frames the epic Arabian Nights. Suitable for over 16s only. Part of Stone Soup's series of Twisted Tales: more details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/762202070818968/.

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April 2019

Storytelling Start-up: one day workshop

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Endecott House, High Street
Chagford, Devon TQ13 8AJ
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£40.00

Storytelling Skills Sunday 7th April 2019 10am - 4.30pm Endecott House, Chagford A one-day workshop all about starting to tell stories. This day is for beginners to storytelling, or those with little experience. We will work with one of the Grimm's stories (a wonder tale) to look at story structure, character, and idiosyncrasy; walk the story, considering environment and audience; and work with…

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Storytelling and the Environment Symposium

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of South Wales, University of South Wales, Cardiff Campus, The ATRiuM 86-88 Adam Street
Cardiff, CR24 2FN United Kingdom
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George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, University of South Wales Storytelling and the Environment 13th Annual Storytelling Symposium, 12-13 April, 2019, Cardiff I will be storytelling at this symposium and also running a workshop on storytelling and nature conservation in the UK. The symposium will inspire, encourage, and showcase important storytelling projects and research aimed at protecting and enhancing natural…

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May 2019

Harum Scarum

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Angel Gallery, South Street
Totnes, Devon TQ9 5DZ United Kingdom
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£7.50 – £9

  The old stories tell us that every woman has a wild, untamed side demanding to be heard, no matter how nice she is expected to be. .... Take inspiration from our web of fairy tales, full of trolls and witches, dangerous plants, kitchen implements, heads without bodies, and deciding what to wear for a party. Ronnie Conboy and Lisa…

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The Tangle of the Commons

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Plough @ St Anne’s, Paternoster Row
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1BH United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. Rumi The Tangle of the Commons tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far? Here are some of the old…

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June 2019

Oak Mysteries

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Black A Tor Copse
£25

  Join Dartmoor's Daughter and storyteller Lisa Schneidau on a magical walk to discover the rich and diverse tales of British woodlands. From heroes and heroines to faeries, woodwose and tree spirits, this is a unique opportunity to spend time exploring the folklore and nature of Dartmoor’s wild places. Upland oak woodlands are mysterious places, strewn with granite boulders and…

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Evolving the Forest

June 19 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm
Dartington, Dartington Hall
Dartington, Devon TQ9 6EL United Kingdom
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I will be running a session about Ash tree stories and Ash dieback, at this major conference in Dartington. More details here.

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