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Seventh Annual Canadian Storytelling Night – Soirée nationale du conte Prepare to immerse yourself. Water is the deep subject and theme of 2018’s Canadian Storytelling Night-Soirée national du conte (CSN-SNC.) “When we are born we are 90 percent water and … Continue reading
We are having a storytelling concert in honour of “Bologna Day”, which is actually an unofficial holiday. Expect stories to celebrate balderdash, blarney and the birthday of lunch meat. It all happens at Victoria City Hall on October 24, 2-4 … Continue reading
Facilitator: Shoshana Litman Date: Sunday November 18, 2018 Time: 2-4 p.m. Venue: In Shoshana’s home at 1250 Rudlin Street. Cost: This workshop is a gift to VSG members and is free. Advance registration: Secure your place by emailing Shoshana firstname.lastname@example.org … Continue reading
Facilitator: Rachel Muller Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 Time: 2 – 3:15 pm Venue: 2811 Prior Street, Victoria (on #4 bus route) Cost: This workshop is a gift to VSG members and is free. Advance registration: Secure your place … Continue reading
Some tellers from VSG and from Nanaimo told a few times at the Duncan Library last year. It worked out well enough that I’m extending an invitation to all of you to participate … it is the usual format – … Continue reading
Briane Nasimok, Toronto storyteller and comedian, will be appearing in Victoria Fringe Festival http://intrepidtheatre.com/shows/confessions-of-an-operatic-mute/. We have the opportunity to meet Briane and share stories: Tuesday, August 28 at 7:30 pm at 2811 Prior Street, Victoria. Please join us with a story and/or … Continue reading
September 5th,from 7 pm, Shoshana is hosting an open house/open Cellar at her house for members to gather to check out the library and perhaps share some comestibles and some recommendations. For more information contact Shoshana at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Box of Snakes
The recent telling of The Geography Teacher’s Orders by the author herself was truly riveting as promised by her PR materials and storytelling friends who’d recommended her. Marta Bruno Singh has crafted a story from real events which occurred during … Continue reading
April 21st – Helmcken House at the Museum – Catherine Sheehan and Moira Walker will be telling stories from 2 – 3 pm and again from 3 – 4 pm. This is the last of the Helmcken House Saturday afternoon … Continue reading
April 21st – Marva Blackmore’s workshop – “Telling What You Know” – finding and crafting personal stories. – 9 am – 4 pm – $75 (half the usual price of this workshop) at Fern St. – register with Lee Porteous … Continue reading
An inspiring workshop featuring music and stories by Buddhist Storyteller, Author & Hang Player, Margo McLoughlin, Classic Folk Trio, The Lake Men and Canada’s First Ordained Maggidah (Jewish Storyteller), Shoshana Litman. • Sunday April 15, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to … Continue reading
Toronto storyteller Dan Yashinsky shares one of many folklore stories that you could use.
“Did I ever tell you about the time…” Helmcken House is filled with stories. And for this Have we got a story to tell, we’ll be adding some new ones to the mix. Each room of the house will be animated with … Continue reading
Featuring Ottawa Storytellers Kathie Kompass and Mary Wiggin Polished, accomplished, filled with energy and wit. Hope Conan Doyle is grinning delightedly from wherever he is currently situated!! Jan Andrews, Storyteller and Author Step out of the shadows and plunge into … Continue reading
On January 20th , the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) announced significant changes. While details will be announced later this year, the general plan includes a massive consolidation, from 142 current grant programs (governed by 108 policies), to fewer … Continue reading
Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 1:30 pm Mary has been a storyteller and musician for 19 years and the host of Global Griot, a weekly radio … Continue reading
Show: A house concert of stories performed by the always wonderful Margaret Murphy Date: Friday November 14, 2014, 7:00 pm Cost: $10 For more information please contact Shirley at email@example.com or 778 977 0800 Workshop: Join professional storyteller Margaret Murphy … Continue reading
TAKE THE FEAR OUT OF IMPROV… a workshop presented by Jennifer Ferris DATE: Sat Nov 23rd TIME: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm LOCATION: 657 Harbinger Avenue COST: $20.00 REGISTRATION & INFORMATION: Shirley Routliffe – firstname.lastname@example.org – 778-977-0800 Imagine standing in … Continue reading
Wednesday October 23rd, 7:30 – 8:30 pm at Merlin Sun, 1983 Fairfield Rd, Victoria. Dean Verger’s one man show… Moby Dick: a storytelling adaptation. For information and tickets please contact email@example.com
Check here for major events March 20, 2018 – World Storytelling Day – Theme: Wise Fools March ~ 25, 26 or 27th – Kathy Kompass and Mary Wiggin – Oat Cakes and Heartaches: stories from Scotland Storytellers of Canada … Continue reading
This year’s theme for World Storytelling Day is Fortune and Fate. The regular March Meeting of Stories at Fern will be dedicated to this theme.
Many thanks to members who faithfully described the stories told at past Stories at Fern. These write ups are still available. Fear not! Although we are no longer providing these, we will continue to keep you up to date on … Continue reading
Hosted by Sandra Johnson, the season’s first gathering welcomed a goodly number of first-time listeners from near and far and a fine variety of stories. Cat Thom and her sister Megan – dba. “Juniper Tree” – combined their talents of … Continue reading
Early Bird registration is now open for the Forest Storytelling Festival in Port Angeles October 19th, 20th and 21st, 2012 Peninsula College Port Angeles, WA A Special Pre-Festival Workshop Telling Personal Stories Two-Time Grammy Winner Bill Harley Details and the … Continue reading
The final story session of the winter/spring season was hosted by Lee Porteous who brought together a truly outstanding group of tellers including four prizewinning school girls who delivered their stories with confidence, flawless memory and delightful ways of drawing … Continue reading
Hosted by Diane Gilliland, the May gathering of the Storytellers’ Guild had a full roster of tellers both guild members and newcomers who brought added poetry and forceful delivery to their offerings. Diane’s lively outgoing way added much to the … Continue reading
Our April meeting, hosted by Jacquie Hunt, had a full roster of tellers. Their lively presentations kept the audience engaged with both laughter and food for thought. Jaya Scott, a young teller who is competing in the Performing Arts Festival … Continue reading
Please join us on Monday, May 21, 2012 for another round of wonderful stories at Fern. 1831 Fern St. (Park on Begbie) Doors open at 7:15 P.M.. Stories begin at 7:30 with a tea break complete with delicious cookies and … Continue reading
Please join us on Monday, April 16, 2012 for another round of wonderful stories at Fern. 1831 Fern St. (Park on Begbie) Doors open at 7:15 P.M.. Stories begin at 7:30 with a tea break complete with delicious cookies and … Continue reading
Forming part of our Tree Festival and being just one day ahead of World Story Telling Day, the March meeting was nothing short of phenomenal in the stories presented and the fine example of spontaneous collaboration – setting up for … Continue reading
Filmmaker Andrew Stanton (“Toy Story,” “WALL-E”) shares what he knows about storytelling — starting at the end and working back to the beginning. (Contains graphic language …)
Friday, March 16 – Sunday, March 18 – Storytelling for Re-inventing the World, a weekend workshop with Margo McLoughlin at the Haven Institute on Gabriola Island.
The VSG is proud of its participation in World Storytelling Day 2012. Jennifer Ferris and her WSD team arranged for the city to declare March 20th World Storytelling Day! Events were held on 18 and 19 March.
Celebrate Stories! Special World Storytelling Day Evening The Victoria Storytellers Guild welcomes you to hear and tell stories. MONDAY, February 20, doors open at 7:15 p.m., stories start at 7:30 p.m. 1831 Fern St. (Park on Begbie.) Admission: $5.00 Students … Continue reading
Celebrate Trees in Story and Song Victoria Storytellers’ Guild and partners are joining tellers around the world to celebrate World Storytelling Day with a World Storytelling Festival March 18 – 20, 2012. Read on for information about concerts and community … Continue reading
With the spirit of St. Valentine’s Day still upon us Shirley Routliffe hosted an evening of stories in which love and honour were well represented. Jennifer Ferris opened the meeting with her story of “Lazy Jack”, a dreamer, who produced … Continue reading
We are the storytellers. Tellers of fable, of myth and legend, of folk and epic tale. We tell in song, in prose and rhyme, in gesture and mime. We are the listeners, ears to the ground. Stories come writhing out … Continue reading
Listener, tellers… hear the call!For the past several years, a small group has gathered to breathe life into epic tales from around the world. We’ve traveled from Russia through China to India and Persia to Ghana, Guatamala and beyond. This … Continue reading
This should be of interest to us all but certainly will interest some of the more advanced professional storytellers, especially those who may wish to work with industry and those who wish to advance their own business or any business … Continue reading
Our own master-storyteller, Norma Cameron, whose ancestors stand behind every story she tells, offers tips and some insight into the nature of story.
Katherine McGinnis, the Guild’s talented stage setter, not only “cosied up” the seating for our first gathering of the year, but played the roles of host, warmly welcoming newcomers, and that of storyteller as she closed the evening. Chile … Continue reading
Presiding over a very full house, Sylvia Olsen hosted our December meeting. After giving a warm welcome to a good number of newcomers, she managed some last minute shuffles of the story roster with good cheer as nine tellers made … Continue reading
Celebrate Stories! The Victoria Storytellers Guild welcomes you to hear and tell stories. MONDAY, February 20, 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 and goodies) … Continue reading