Rivers of Myth with Lisa Schneidau

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Date

Jun 19 2024

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rivers of Myth with Lisa Schneidau

Join us for an evening with celebrated author and storyteller Lisa Schneidau – author of the acclaimed book ‘River Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland’. A dive into the realm of the fantastical, the book weaves stories of ghosts, monsters, and goddesses into a spellbinding tapestry. At this event, Lisa will perform some of her favourite folk tales, and explore how they reflect our relationship with rivers.

Rivers of Myth with Lisa Schneidau

Wednesday 19th June, 7-9pm

Andover Guildhall

Free

Lisa is a performance storyteller, author, and environmentalist living in Devon. After training as an ecologist, she spent 25 years working with Wildlife Trusts all over the country as a river surveyor, lobbyist, farm advisor, and conservation director. She now specialises in using traditional stories about land, sea, and sky to explore our connections with the natural world. She is the bestselling author of ‘River Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland’, ‘Botanical Folk Tales’, and ‘Woodland Folk Tales’.

This event is part of the Tales from the Riverbank Literature Festival – a celebration of how rivers inspire creativity. This festival is a collaboration between the Watercress and Winterbournes Landscape Partnership Scheme and Hampshire Library Service.

Time: Doors will open at 6.30pm for a prompt 7pm start. The event duration includes storytelling and questions from the audience.

Age range: Suitable for ages 12+. All under-18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Accessibility: The venue has wheelchair access (via a lift) and an accessible toilet.

Parking: The closest medium and long-stay car parks are George Yard and the Chantry Centre; both are pay-and-display. Please consider coming by public transport, or on foot, where possible.

Book your free ticket:Join us for an evening with celebrated author and storyteller Lisa Schneidau – author of the acclaimed book ‘River Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland’. A dive into the realm of the fantastical, the book weaves stories of ghosts, monsters, and goddesses into a spellbinding tapestry. At this event, Lisa will perform some of her favourite folk tales, and explore how they reflect our relationship with rivers.

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