Inverness Storytelling Festival returns for a second year with a mixture of tales, music, poetry and craic from Scottish Highlands and distant landscapes.
It will be a celebration of Highland ceilidh culture with stories from: George Macpherson, Bob Pegg, Dougie Mackay, Daniel Serridge, Carol Scorer, Lizzie McDougall, Markus Luukkonen, Alasdair Taylor, Ecopoetry from Helen Moore, Gaelic song from Christina Stewart and global music from Omar Bin Mohammed Afif (Morrocco), Sergio Zavayeta (Peru) and the Woodland Roots Band and folk sounds from Joe Hill’s Wake and Dougie Burns (with a few more surprise acts)
Timetable is as follows:
@ La Tortilla assesena
7-8pm- Black Dog Days (Bob Pegg)
8.30-10 “Heart Is in The Highlands” Open Hearth session (George MacPherson, Dougie Mackay, Christina Stewart)
£5 each, £7 for both
@ the Bike Shed, Grant Street
12-12.45pm “Tales of the Magic Drum”- Childrens Storytelling with Dougie Mackay
13.30-15:00pm River Ness Story Walk/ The Old Grey Magician with George Macpherson
3.30-5pm Tales of The Moray Firth with The Gold and Silver Darlings Story Quilt (Lizzie McDougall)
La Tortilla Asesina
19:00-19.45 Into The Woods (Tales from Finland with Markus Luukkonen)
20:00-21:30 International Wonder Tales & Tunes (Carol Scorer, Dan Serridge, Dougie Mackay, Sergio Zavayeta, Omar Bin Afif, George Macpherson)
9.45-11:30 Woodland Roots Music session and dance up!
£8 for full eve programme
Concession available on request
1-3.30pm @ The Sheiling Project
Gaelic in the landscape & Outdoor Story session
Check the program here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1115649585194342/
Bring your friends, bring your granny, bring a tune, tale or listening ear.
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