DIARY — Guild Events 2016-2017 Archive

The Journey of the Storyteller
June 2017


A Workshop with Marylyn Peringer

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This workshop is suitable for all levels.

Come prepared to share an event, a moment, a person, or a story that has been a signpost on your way as a storyteller. We anticipate a rich conversation with opportunities to consider our strengths, where they have come from, and what directions they will take us in the future!

Introduction to Storytelling
Guided by Gwen McCutcheon and Anne Busby
May 2017

Sunday, Sunday, May 28, 2017, 1:30 – 4:00

Are you interested in learning to tell stories? This workshop will cover the meaning of oral tradition; what makes a good story; exercises in telling and where to find stories. This will start you on your way to the mike at Stories Aloud or a family reunion or a gathering of friends. We look forward to hearing your stories!


Metamorphoses: Tales of Transformation
(World Storytelling Day Concert)
March 2017

Presented by the Baden Storytellers’ Guild
A Concert in Celebration of World Storytelling Day
Ages 17+
Tickets: $15.00 (cash only please)
Honouring Founding Teller, Mary-Eileen McClear


Bringing History to Life
with Mary-Eileen McClear
Nov 2016

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Do people and events of the past intrigue you? Are you a storyteller, a writer, or simply a lover of history? If so, Join Mary-Eileen McClear as she shares her methods for finding, crafting, and telling historical stories. Expect to explore ways to peer into the past and bring it to life in an authentic, engaging way.

Mary-Eileen McClear, a storyteller for more than 30 years, is the founder of the Baden Storytellers’ Guild and The Story Barn. She takes delight in ferreting out stories based on real people in times past.

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Member of Baden Storytellers Guild (www.badenstorytellers.wordpress.com). Member of Guelph Needlecraft Guild (www.guelphneedlecraft.wordpress.com). Former Girl Guide. Former Professional Engineer on permanent parental leave.