Into The Deep Dark Night; Long Story Short
Jun
2
7:00 pm19:00

Into The Deep Dark Night; Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

The Web: Tales Told Live
Jun
11
2:00 pm14:00

The Web: Tales Told Live

  • Friend in Hand

Don't miss the next The Web: Tales Told Live on 11 June. Christine Carlton, one of our favourite storytellers, returns to the stage. With live music and more storytellers, it is sure to be a great afternoon. Tickets $10 at the door.

The Web: Tales Told Live is a mix of personal stories, tall tales, original stories, myths, legends, folk tales, ballads, and musical interludes. All welcome.  Great meals at the pub. Come early, bring some friends and meet others for an afternoon of storytelling.

Storytelling to Capture Your Audience: NSW Storytelling Conference
Jun
17
8:30 am08:30

Storytelling to Capture Your Audience: NSW Storytelling Conference

Develop your storytelling skills to effectively engage your audience, whether they be preschool to high school, community to corporate groups.

A conference for adults focusing on storytelling skills and stories for different audience groups. Choice of workshops in morning & afternoon sessions followed by Family Storytelling Concert which will feature finalists of the NSW Student's Storytelling Competition.

Location, workshop information, and payment options will be published this week.

Stay tuned...

Should Have Known Better: Long Story Short
Jul
7
7:00 pm19:00

Should Have Known Better: Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

Twice Shy: Long Story Short
Aug
4
7:00 pm19:00

Twice Shy: Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

Changing the World: Long Story Short
Sep
1
7:00 pm19:00

Changing the World: Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

What If?: Long Story Short
Oct
6
7:00 pm19:00

What If?: Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

Aggghhhh; Long Story Short
Nov
3
7:00 pm19:00

Aggghhhh; Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

Imagine; Long Story Short
Dec
1
7:00 pm19:00

Imagine; Long Story Short

Affiliate Event

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.
*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG


Storytelling Coaching Day
May
20
12:30 pm12:30

Storytelling Coaching Day

  • Gladesville Community Centre

What area of my storytelling would benefit most from one on one coaching?

Perhaps you have considered some of the following questions:

  • How can I bring my story alive whether it be in the classroom, the boardroom, at the dinner table or performance on a stage.?
  • How do I refine my story for an effective storytelling?
  • How do I bring energy to my performance?
  • How does the context, audience and place affect my performance?
  • How do I effectively engage the audience?
  • How can the use of voice, gesture and space enhance my performance?
  • How do I portray different characters in my story?
  • How do I transition from one story to another?

This session offers one on one coaching for participants in a very small group with one of the coaches and the opportunity to watch other tellers in their group receive coaching advice for their story.

If you have a story that you are currently working on, take this opportunity to develop your story and your performance skills. Places are limited so booking is essential.

 Storytelling Coaches:  

Christine Carlton, Christine Greenough and Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson.

These three Storytelling Coaches bring a wealth of experience to their performances and coaching. With backgrounds in Acting, Drama and Literature Education, Storytelling and Presentation skills, Adult Education, Environmental Education, Writing and Community Engagement they work with people of all ages.

Collectively they have had experience in performing in a wide variety of contexts including Conferences, Festivals and Cultural Events, Early Childhood Centers, Schools, Universities, Staff Development and Training Programs, Museums, Libraries, Nursing Homes and Retirement Villages.

Date and time: Saturday 20th May 2017
Time:  12.30 pm- 4.00pm

Doors open at 12.00pm come for a cuppa before start of workshop and bring own lunch.

Venue: Gladesville Community Centre, 44 Gladesville Rd, Hunters Hill

Cost: $50 members,   $60 non- members

NB Spaces are limited so Bookings are essential.

Please contact Christine Carlton by Email storyaus@gmail.com or phone 0415 430 485 to secure your place.

Please also indicate i) the main area for which you wish coaching ii) your storyiii) the audience to whom you will tell your story.

2017 Storytelling Competition for students in Yrs 5 & 6 Hosted by Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW)
May
19
10:00 am10:00

2017 Storytelling Competition for students in Yrs 5 & 6 Hosted by Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW)

Do you know a child who likes telling or writing stories? Can spin a good yarn? Can you capture and entertain an audience? If the answer is YES, then why not invite them to enter our Storytelling Competition for the chance to win a great prize?

1st prize: $150, 2nd prize: $100, 3rd prize: $50

AND

• Storytelling Competition finalists will be invited to share the stage with professional storytellers and perform their stories to a family concert audience at the NSW Storytelling Guild One Day Conference on June 17th 2017

When: closing date Friday May 19th 2017

More details here

Emergence; Long Story Short
May
5
7:00 pm19:00

Emergence; Long Story Short

Affiliate Event.

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.

The Lounge Room, 2/342 Mann St, Gosford. Just up the hill from Gosford Station.

*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.
Entry: $10.
Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

The Web: Tales Told Live
Apr
9
2:00 pm14:00

The Web: Tales Told Live

  • Friend in Hand

Another wonderful lineup so far coming to The Friend in Hand Glebe on Sunday 9th April at 2pm. 

Michael Patterson telling his fascinating fairy tales with quite a twist. Michael has been telling for many years but has just come to us recently through our Open Mic program last year. Cant wait to hear more his stories.

Then we have a return visit of the wonderful Arch Bishop. Yarn Spinner extraordinaire. Arch who has won many awards throughout his storytelling career is well known of the Folk Festivals and Bush Whacker circuit. He . We are delighted to welcome him back to our Tales Told Live show.

Regular teller Patricia McMillan is also back on The Web stage this month with some delightful tales.

And One Trick Pony - David McLaughlan, Michael Jones and Michael Collins -  return for a swinging ukulele serenade.

$10 at the door for 2 hours of pure entertainment. Couldn't think of a better way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon.

From the HeART; Telling Personal Stories Workshop
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

From the HeART; Telling Personal Stories Workshop

  • The Lounge Room

Member Event
People everywhere are re-discovering the power of telling their personal story, whether it is a story performance at The Moth Club, or an intimate sharing with friends.Do you have a story to share? A relaxed, fun workshop where we get the creative juices flowing, help you find a personal story and play with performance skills. With Lindy & Ulf

Cost: $50 for employed people
        $35 for concessions & MADD volunteers

Book; Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson 042 3417783

www.hearttoheartstorytelling.com

 

Out of The Frying Pan; Long Story Short
Apr
7
7:00 pm19:00

Out of The Frying Pan; Long Story Short

  • The Lounge Room

Join hosts Megan Pascoe, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson and Julie Mundy-Taylor for a fantastic night of live storytelling. We feature storytellers and people with simply a story to tell. Some tellers share true life tales, while others carry us to the realms of fairytales, myths and legends. Whether storyteller or story listener, join us for this unique, community event.

The Lounge Room, 2/342 Mann St, Gosford. Just up the hill from Gosford Station.

*Long Story Short is an adult event with themes suitable for over 16 years.

Long Story Short is now MONTHLY
On the first Friday night of each month at 7pm.
Entry: $10.

Great coffee and refreshments available by 'More or Less' donations to MMAD. Or BYOG

Ghostly Garden
Mar
31
8:00 pm20:00

Ghostly Garden

  • Royal Botanic Garden

"Ghostly Garden" night time tour of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with stories of ghosts, murders, betrayed love and suicides.

$39. Bookings essential.

https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/What-s-On/Ghostly-Garden

WORLD STORYTELLING DAY
Mar
19
10:00 am10:00

WORLD STORYTELLING DAY

  • Band Lawn at the Royal Botanic Garden

WORLD STORYTELLING DAY will be celebrated on the Band Lawn at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney from 10am to  1pm. FREE. World Storytelling Day is an opportunity to promote storytelling (including the Guild and the work of Accredited Storytellers and emerging talent) to the general community.

Storytellers, including Kiran Shah, Lindy Mitchell-Nilsson, Patricia McMillan, Ulf Nilsson, Les Davidson, Harini Bala and Jill Webster will be performing stories around the theme of “Transformations”.

Enquiries: Jo Henwood 0408 875 137 jo7hanna@tpg.com.au

Workshop Day: An Australian Storyteller
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Workshop Day: An Australian Storyteller

  • Gladesville Community Centre

Respect, Research, Responsibility and Restraint with Anne E Stewart

Anne has long talked of Australia’s ‘layers of identity’ and works with participants on protocols for using indigenous material, onto the Anglo-Celtic settlement of Australia with it’s convicts, colonists and gold seeking past and multicultural storytelling with stories from across the globe, including Scotland, Ireland, Africa, Mexico, Italy, China, Japan, and East Timor.

This is a participatory and practical workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring an Australian iconic story or a story of their local area. We will work with these and other stories.

In 2017 Anne Celebrates 40 years storytelling, she is a versatile performer with the energy and voice to engage any audience. Anne has told stories in some of Australia’s major cultural institutions, including ABC radio and TV. Anne has been an invited guest at Storytelling festivals throughout Australia, the UK, Mexico, Colombia and Iran.

Outline of day:

10am: Arrive /cuppa

10.15 - Story Circle - Open Mike for anyone who would like to ‘tell’ a story and receive feedback if requested. This is a great opportunity to develop your storytelling skills.

11.30 - Meal Break - Bring own lunch

12.00pm - Workshop - An Australian Storyteller: "Respect, Research, Responsibility and Restraint" 4pm – Close

 Venue: Gladesville Community Centre, 44 Gladesville Road, Hunters Hill.

Cost: $50 members, $60 Non-members

Come for the whole day or just for the workshop

Bookings essential: Christine. storyaus@gmail.com

Ghostly Garden
Feb
24
7:30 pm19:30

Ghostly Garden

"Ghostly Garden" night time tour of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with stories of ghosts, murders, betrayed love and suicides.


$39. Bookings essential.

The Web: Tales Told Live! - Stories, poems and music.
Feb
12
2:00 pm14:00

The Web: Tales Told Live! - Stories, poems and music.

  • The Friend in Hand Pub

The Web: Tales Told Live! - Stories, poems and music.
Presented by Australian Storytelling Guild NSW

This will be an entertaining afternoon and we have a Fantastic all girl line up (yes, yes the boys will get a chance another time).

The fabulous Lindy Mitchell, The hilarious Suzanne Everett, The wonderful Lisa Gorman, Singer Songwriter Quinn last seen featured at the Schools Spectacular.


When:12th February 2-4pm
Venue:The Friend in Hand Pub, 58 Cowper Street, Glebe
Cost: $10


Bring your friends, bring your family but best of all bring your self along to a entertaining afternoon of stories, songs and maybe a poem or two.

Ghostly Garden
Jan
28
11:30 am11:30

Ghostly Garden

  • Woolloomooloo Gate

"Ghostly Garden" night time tour of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with stories of ghosts, murders, betrayed love and suicides. $39.

Murder in the Pub!
Jan
23
6:00 am06:00

Murder in the Pub!

  • The Friend in Hand Hotel

They had gathered for a social afternoon of storytelling and drinks at the Don’s favorite pub. This was the new craze in Sydney. Everyone was telling stories. It was a Summer festive event until the untimely demise of one of the group. Who killed Danny “Chuckles” Luciano, well known mobster and second in command to Don Corrosino, a notorious mafioso? Join with the crooks, killer, mobsters, gang-members and investigators to solve the mystery of this vengeful murder.
* Bookings essential so that character roles can be assigned to participants. No prior acting
experience required. This will be a playful afternoon of storytelling, role play, fun and laughter.

Great meals at the pub.so come early, and meet others for a most enjoyable summer afternoon of frivolity and fun.
Cost: None - this is a summer holiday treat!
Bookings essential - Please email Christine Carlton storyaus@gmail.com or phone 0415 430 485