Scottish Intl Storytelling Festival

Scottish Intl Storytelling Festival

Coastal Tales of the North-East

Storyteller Ailsa Dixon in Portsoy: Credit: Ailsa Dixon

Storyteller Ailsa Dixon, a Cruden Bay native, weaves fantastical, local, coastal tales of mystery and magic with real historical adventures. Join us for an evening of witches, waves, mermaids, journeys, and salt sea spray. Free but ticketed.

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Stories at the Grampian Association of Storytellers Friday Fling

Friday, 04 November 2022
King's College Chapel (Hybrid Event)

Join local storytellers Sheena Blackhall, David Brown, Pauline Cordiner, Diana Peers, and Jackie Ross for an evening of local tales and discussion. Dana Scott will chair an interview with the tellers, asking how they became storytellers and what storytelling means to them. This friendly storytelling event welcomes contributions from those who would love to share a story.

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Tales Through Signs: BSL Storytelling

Dr Ella Leith and storyteller/poet Tania Allan. Credit: Ella Leith and Jessica Docherty

Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Sir Duncan Rice Library, Second Floor, Seminar Room 224

Join us for a special evening during which Ella Leith introduces the relationship between British Sign Language (BSL) and stories, and storyteller Tania Allan signs tales in BSL. The evening concludes with an open forum for BSL-users to share their own spooky experiences together, just in time for Halloween. The event is for both BSL-users and non-BSL users alike. Free but ticketed.

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Supernatural Tales From The Carpathian Mountains  

Storyteller Csenge Virág Zalka. Credit: Prohászka Szandra

Saturday, 15 October 2022
Sir Duncan Rice Library, First Floor 1, Meeting Room

Hungarian storyteller Csenge Virág Zalka, also known as The Multicoloured Lady. has travelled far and wide with a treasure of traditional folktales from her home country. Join her as she brings her stories to Scotland; be ready for an afternoon of wonder! Free but ticketed.

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