Saturday, 2 November 2013

Storytelling in Ramelton (8th - 10th November)

There's a very interesting looking storytelling festival upcoming soon in Ramelton, Co. Donegal (8th-10th November). The details are below, and there's a facebook page for updates here

The programme is below:

Friday: 8th November
7pm: Opening event:
Students from Ayr Hill and St. Mary’s National Schools will tell stories to families and the visiting storytellers.
Venue: Town Hall. Admission: €3 for adults, children free.

Stories around the Hearth: Intimate storytelling in a number of homes.

Saturday: 9th
10.00: Storytelling for early years with parents.
An interactive storytelling session which will give parents some tips on storytelling and reading in the home.
Venue: Old Meeting House. Admission: €3 per child.

Come join us at Ramelton Country Market.
11.00 Storytelling for children.
Venue: Town Hall. Admission: €3 per child.

3 – 4.30pm
Storytelling and songs.
An interactive session exploring the links between storytelling and songs hosted by renowned singer songwriter Colum Sands.
He will be joined by local band In Their Thousands and other local singers to share thoughts and songs.
Venue: Old Meeting House. Admission: €5.

8pm: ‘3 edges of the same sea: stories from Ireland, Norway and Iceland’
GALA Storytelling and Music.
Music by Colum Sands and guests.            
Venue: Town Hall, Ramelton. Admission: €10/€8.

Sunday: 10th

3 to 5pm  Storytelling workshop:
An opportunity to pick up some tips on storytelling from the storytellers.
Venue: TBC. Admission: Free

From 5pm
‘A story for a song, a song for a story’.
An invitation to all to come and swap your stories and songs.
Venue: TBC. Admission Free.

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