Glasgow 2024 Conference, 25-27 June

December 7, 2023

FEST, in collaboration with The Village Storytelling Centre, Adverse Camber and Armstrong Storytelling Trust are pleased to annouce the 2024 annual conference will take place in Glasgow, UK. Warm in personality, friendly and contemporary, Glasgow is rich in stories and a great place for us all to come together to explore identity and language through storytelling. For more info: FEST Conference 2024

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THE VILLAGE STORYTELLING FESTIVAL 2022

May 13, 2022

The Village Storytelling Festival is Glasgow’s contemporary storytelling festival. From 5-10 July 2022 the festival will present an eclectic, hybrid programme exploring ‘Re: Connection and Transformation – Storytelling in a Precarious World’.

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VÅR: the story of Hervor

January 24, 2022

Adverse Camber presents: VÅR: the story of Hervor
An exclusive livestream performance on Saturday 19 February 2022 at 7pm GMT

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VÅR: the story of Hervor premieres at Beyond the Border

June 23, 2021

VÅR: the story of Hervor premieres at Beyond the Border’s online festival

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Storyteller – Director – Dramaturg Speed Date

June 1, 2021

An online networking event connecting storytellers with directors and dramaturgs

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European Ceilidh

March 3, 2021

World Storytelling Day event – Ceilidh – a social event with music and singing, traditional dancing and storytelling.
Europe – ‘wide-gazing’ from the ancient Greek.

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Scotland and Beyond: Global Connections

March 3, 2021

World Storytelling Day event – Join in to hear storytellers and organisations representatives from Canada, America, Europe and Asia. Learn about their practices and how they have adapted to the online storytelling world.

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FEST Online Forum #5 – Storytelling Performance: How to build your career and Nurture the Art Form

August 31, 2020

In this session Author Hannah McDowall from the UK will take us through the seven ‘Drivers’ of the storytelling performance market described and explored in her new book. That means the seven factors which shape the performance storytelling market in England, although they apply elsewhere in Europe too. We will discuss these and begin to problem solve how to reduce their limiting effect to boost our individual opportunities as storytellers and boost the visibility of performance storytelling over all.

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LunarSea Storytelling

June 2, 2020

LunarSea Storytelling, hosted by Xanthe Gresham and Fleur Shorthouse, aims to host the best international performance storytellers based in the UK and to provide a hub for other storytelling groups in Sussex: South Downs Storytellers, Newhaven Guesthouse Storytellers, Hove Conversation Cafe and Worthing Storytellers. We organise storytelling events, podcasts and online performances

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