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August 2018

Tea and stories in the Wildlife Garden

August 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RSPB Bowling Green Marsh Topsham, Devon + Google Map
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I'll be telling wildlife stories at the RSPB's Bowling Green Marsh nature reserve in Topsham. Suitable for all ages. Free, donations welcome to support the RSPB. How to get to RSPB Bowling Green Marsh nature reserve: Bowling Green Marsh is approximately a 20 minute walk from either Topsham rail station or Topsham's High Street. BY BUS: 57 service (Exeter to Exmouth)…

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Oxford Storytelling Festival

August 24, 2018 - August 27, 2018
Waterperry House, Waterperry House and Gardens
Oxford, OX33 1LA
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I'll be at the exciting new Oxford Storytelling Festival this August, with my new story piece The Tangle of the Commons, a workshop on Story and the Land, and other stories. I'll also be working with other women to bring the Red Alachigh to the festival, with a programme of story, poetry and dance. Looking forward to this weekend very much!…

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September 2018

The Tangle of the Commons – Berrynarbor

September 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bodstone Barton Farm, Berrynarbor
Combe Martin, Devon EX34 0NT 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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The Tangle of the Commons – Lee

September 23, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Yomer Wood, Lower Campscott Farm, Dibbon's Lane
Lee, Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 8LS 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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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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