Storytelling

10 New Encounters – Storytelling at TradFest 2018

Storytelling knows no boundaries, it takes us on a journey beyond existing facts or knowledge, it revives what is forgotten or past, it engages what surrounds us and teaches us something new. It’s the perfect gateway into Intangible Heritage. We have gathered a list of 10 storytelling events from this year’s TradFest programme that will … Continued

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Call for Papers: Storytelling Bridging Cultural Divides

Time: 6 June 2018: 9.00-14.00 Venue: Humanities Research Centre, University of York Deadline for submission of abstract: 15 May 2018 Workshop “Storytelling as a Way of Bridging Cultural Divides” The theme of this interdisciplinary workshop is inspired by recent studies which have shown that fictional and factual narratives profoundly affect the minds of readers: they … Continued

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TradFest 2018: Passing It On! Experience & Celebrate Tradition with a Contemporary Spin – Grounded in Scotland’s Heritage

In its fifth edition, TradFest Edinburgh • Dùn Èideann returns as Edinburgh’s only multi-arts festival dedicated to traditional folk arts, showcasing culture, live. From award-winning folksters to the freshest faces on the Scottish traditional scene, TradFest showcases international acts alongside local talent, filling Scotland’s capital with music, song, dance, film and stories. Taking place between … Continued

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Bride and Angus (Brìde is Aonghas)

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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Assipattle and the Stoorworm

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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The Salmon of Knowledge (Bradan an eolais)

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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The Tailor in the Church

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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Monday, Tuesday

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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One Wish

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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The Selkie Bride

A story as part of the Gifting Every Child Resource, which is a perfect starting point for parents, teachers and youth organisations to build their own local collections, to ensure the songs, stories, dance steps and seasonal customs every child in Scotland should know. Curated by storyteller Bea Ferguson, the user is encouraged to pick … Continued

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