Monthly Archives: March 2011

World Storytelling Day 2011 Summary

Photo by Katherine McGinnis of VSG VP, Lee Porteous, and Treasurer, Andrea Samuels, selling tickets to this sold out event. World Storytelling Day Concert at Intrepid Theatre Club Water, Water, WaterMarch 20, 2011Summary of Stories1. Pat Carfra – “The Selkie … Continue reading

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March 2011 Stories at Fern

Jennifer as host welcomed a full house of tellers and listeners, old and new. At the Membership table a box for donations to the Red Cross to bring aid to Japan following the recent series of natural disasters there, earthquake, … Continue reading

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Grants for Storytellers

The next deadline for Canada |council grants for professional storytellers is 15 April. Read the details at http://www.canadacouncil.ca/grants/writing/io127227335980156250.htm

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Story Fest 2011: Spring into Stories

Intrepid Theatre Club (Fisgard at Blanshard). Our kick-off event, World Storytelling Day (featured in the above photo by Penny Tennenhouse) was such a hit, we had to turn people away at the door. Our April, May and June concerts were … Continue reading

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Stories at Fern

FALL INTO STORIES IN OCTOBER Listen to and tell stories with the Victoria Storytellers Guild: MONDAY, October 17, doors open at 7:15 p.m. Stories start at 7:30 p.m. 1831 Fern St. (Park on Begbie.) Admission: $5.00 Students $3.00 (includes tea … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere

Celebrate World Water and World Storytelling DayMarch 22, 2011, 10:30 a.m. Oak Bay Library, 1442 Monterey, Free. Registration appreciated: 250-592-2489Enjoy fun, participatory stories and songs for children aged 5 to 10 (all ages welcome). Explore rivers, oceans and mud puddles … Continue reading

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It’s Storytime Month at Tall Tales!

In honour of World Storytelling Day, Tall Tales Books (795 Fort Street) is hosting extra Storytime sessions this month. In addition to regular Wednesday Storytimes, the store added two Friday sessions with Shoshana Litman during Spring Break and a “Teddy … Continue reading

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World Storytelling Day: Water Water Water

Intrepid Theatre Club: 1609 Blanshard at Fisgard Sunday March 20, 2011 Afternoon concert for children and families: 2 – 3 pm Evening concert for adults and mature children: 7 – 9 pm Storytellers: Pat Carfra, Jennifer Ferris, Diane Gilliland, Peg Hasted, … Continue reading

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Your chance to tell:

Tell-Tales presents: TALL TALES, LOUD LIES – stories that only an April fool would take seriously. Friday, April l, 2011 7:00 pm At Serious Coffee – 230 Cook Street Village, Victoria, BC Come and tell a 5 to 8 minute story that … Continue reading

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Special Saturday Storytime: Teddy Bear Picnic!

Special Saturday Storytime: Teddy Bear Picnic!Saturday March 12, 11:00am Bring your Teddy Bear (or other favourite stuffed friend) to Tall Tales Books for the Teddy Bear Picnic! Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with Peg Hasted as she presents … Continue reading

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Smoked Fish, Bannock and Indian Tea, Bringing the Stories Home

Richard Wagamese, an acclaimed Ojibway story teller, memoirist and novelist, will demonstrate the importance and value of storytelling in a performance he will give at Royal Roads University on March 9, 2011. Several of us were impressed by this tellers … Continue reading

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