Events

Lust and Revenge - the Passions of the Night Sky with storytellerJanet Dowling

Friday 12th October 2018 3:00 PM
Location/Venue: Twyford House Coburg Road Sidmouth EX10 8NG

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Janet Dowling brings her Star Stories to the Festival.

Come along and listen to "Lust and Revenge - the passions of the night sky" - not suitable for under 14s.

Janet Dowling is a professional storyteller who has travelled the world to tell stories, run workshops, and collect local folktales and stories! She has travelled around the US exploring the use of folktales in bereavement, and has worked in Israel and Palestine enabling members of the diverse communities to share their personal stories and folktales. From her various workshops around the world she has helped many a quivering wreck to become a confident storyteller! She is very greedy and has a MA in Children’s Literature and another MA in creative Writing. She has written several articles on Storytelling. History press published her book "Surrey Folk Tales " in 2012. She now lives in Devon, but travels the length and breadth of the British Isles to tell stories, and even across the far seas!

History Press has just published Janet's book" Devon Ghost Tales" which is definitely not just another Devon Ghost Story book! 

Free.