DIARY — 2018-2019 Guild Events

Stories Aloud: Monthly Open Mic Storytelling for Adults

Second Friday of every month, September through June, 8:00. Doors open at 7:30. Button Factory Arts, 25 Regina St. South, Waterloo.

It’s the Story Barn experience in a new venue with the same open storytelling charm.

Bring along $5 and a mug for hot apple cider. Stories begin at 8pm. You are welcome to come to listen, but if our story charm should work its magic, you are welcome to share a tale.

Each evening is a once-only experience, with a potential mixture of traditional, literary, original, and spontaneous stories, told by heart, and expressed in prose, poetry, or song by tellers experienced and novice.

Come to listen, come to tell.

Suggested length for first-time tellers: 5 minutes or less. Longer stories by new tellers should be approved by the Host before stories begin.

Bring a mug for cider or tea.


Would you like help preparing or rehearsing your story? Experienced tellers will be available to help before some Stories Aloud Open Mic Concerts. Please contact us to make arrangements. badenstorytellers1@gmail.com , or talk to a member.

Introduction to Storytelling: A Beginners’ Workshop

Details to be announced.

World Storytelling Day 2019
Myths, Legends and Epics

2019 Saturday, March 23, Evening
Button Factory Arts, 25 Regina St S, Waterloo, ON.

Join the Guild for our annual World Storytelling Day concert. Cash at the door. Email for advance tickets. Adults only. $15. 

Finding the Red Thread of the Story
Exploring Narrative Suspense

2019 Saturday May 4, 12:30-4:30, Forrest Heights Library Branch, Kitchener, ON

Join internationally-known teller Dan Yashinsky for a workshop about discovering the mysterious thing that makes us want to know what happens next. Dan has taught this workshop at festivals around the world.

Please email if you are interested, and we will let you know the details when available. badenstorytellers1@gmail.com

Pre-registration required. $55.

Or contact us for other arrangements. 

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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.