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WORKSHOP: ART OF THE STORYTELLER

Sat 16 Dec
Price: £12.00

What are the skills, experiences and inspirations that drive contemporary storytelling? Heather Yule and Beverley Bryant open a discussion on the arts of oral storytelling for...

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FOLK DRAMA - RESOURCES AND SKILLS

Thu 28 Dec
Price: £15.00

A participative guide to producing and performing folk dramas. This session focusses on The Burdies, which is based on Scottish and Irish midwinter traditions about wrens and...

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TAM O'SHANTER: TELLING THE BIG TALE

Sat 20 Jan
Price: £16.00

Explore Robert Burns' master narrative and learn how to recite this most mighty of tales. Donald Smith shares his lifelong quest to understand the poem and do it justice in that...

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FOLK DRAMA - RESOURCES & SKILLS

Fri 26 Jan
Price: £15.00

A participative guide to producing and performing folk dramas. This session focusses on the epic Burns poem Tam O'Shanter as Tam's Mare Meg. Those attending can also help lead a...

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SPONTANEOUS STORYTELLING

Fri 2 Feb
Price: £12.00

Far from whatever just springs to mind, spontaneous storytelling comes from trusting the heart to find a natural voice when faced with the unrehearsed, equipped with curiosity...

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STARTING WITH STORIES 1

Sat 3 Feb
Price: £24.00

A hands-on, practical introduction to live storytelling and the associated skills. Storyteller and librarian Claire McNicol leads this participatory session for anyone curious...

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QUADRILLES WORKSHOP

Sat 10 Feb
Price: £20.00

Band leader Nathaniel Gow and dancing master Barclay Dun led a revolution in Scottish Dance. Having introduced the capital to French Quadrilles in 1817, they brought their own...

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SENSING A STORY

Sat 24 Feb
Price: £18.00

Join us for a day of inclusive multisensory storytelling, immersed in smell, sight, sound and taste. Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to hear and create sensory...

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WORKING CREATIVELY WITH SMALL GROUPS 1: TALKING, LISTENING & STORYING

Fri 2 Mar
Price: £15.00

What are the skills involved in facilitating small groups? How can creativity and wellbeing support each other? This is the first in a two-part series exploring core...

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STEP DANCE & PUIRT À BEUL

Sat 3 Mar
Price: £20.00

Join Sophie Stephenson and Joy Dunlop for a collaborative song and dance workshop, exploring the close relationship between Gaelic song and Scottish step dance; focusing on...

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LAND, LANGUAGE, STORIES: FIONN MAC CUMHAILL

Sat 3 Mar
Price: £24.00

Which Scottish locations offer a particularly strong heritage of story and legend? How can land-connected stories help us understand and relate to the Scottish environment and...

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SHARING SONGS FOR WELLBEING

Fri 9 Mar
Price: £24.00

This participative session with Jo Miller will teach you how to let out your inner songster at work, in play and in relaxation. Learn to hone your skills in leading and...

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MAKING STORIES RESONATE

Sat 10 & Sat 17 Mar
Price: £36.00

How do we draw our audience into the worlds of the stories we tell? How do we make our stories resonate? This 2 day workshop, led on consecutive Saturdays by Fiona Herbert, is...

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WORKING CREATIVELY WITH SMALL GROUPS 2: PROMPTS TO MEMORY

Fri 16 Mar
Price: £15.00

Exploring the skills involved in facilitating small groups and evidencing how creativity and wellbeing can support each other, this second session explores core participative...

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SHARING STORIES FOR WELLBEING

Fri 23 Mar
Price: £24.00

Ruth Kirkpatrick leads a participative session to encourage your inner storyteller at work, rest and play. Learn to hone your skills in leading and animating small groups, with...

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WORKSHOP: ART OF THE STORYTELLER:

Sat 24 Mar
Price: £12.00

James Spence and Daniel Serridge open a discussion on the art of oral storytelling for narrators of all kinds. What are the skills, experiences and inspirations that drive...

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