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September 2018

Acting Workshop @ Smith College, Northampton, MA

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Diane will have the pleasure of leading a workshop on voice, the body and performance with acting students from the Department of Theatre at Smith College.

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October 2018

Digging Dinosaurs @ Heights Elementary School, Sharon, MA

October 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Heights Elementary School, 77 Pond Street
Sharon, MA, MA 02067 United States
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Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Diane returns to Heights Elementary School Extended Day to entertain Kindergarten - second graders with Digging Dinosaurs.

Digging Dinosaurs engages students with descriptive dinosaur information, colorful posters, sign language, and lively interactive stories. Stories include Pattysaurus, Diane’s original tale about a young girl so obsessed with her dinosaur collection that she turns into a gigantic sauropod herself.

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Rainforest Legends @ Heights Elementary School, Sharon, MA

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Heights Elementary School, 77 Pond Street
Sharon, MA, MA 02067 United States
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Diane returns to Sharon Community Education at an extended day program at Heights Elementary School to entertain third, fourth, and fifth graders with Rainforest Legends.
More about Rainforest Legends: From the banks of the Amazon River to the heart of the West African jungle, Rainforest Legends brings to life favorite folktales and songs about the animals and plants of these lands.

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A Thousand Doorways @ Oasis, Cardiff, Wales

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Oasis Cardiff, 69b Splott Road
Cardiff, Wales CF24 2BW United Kingdom
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In Cardiff, Wales, Diane will give a benefit performance of A Thousand Doorways for Oasis, an organization that provides services for refugee families and asylum seekers. The event is part of the University of South Wales' Storytellers in Conversation Series. This performance and talk back were arranged by Dr. Joseph Sobol, professor of storytelling at the University of South Wales.

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A Thousand Doorways @ Bardon Mill & Henshaw Village Hall, Northumberland, UK

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bardon Mill & Henshaw Village Hall Northumberland, United Kingdom + Google Map

As part of her October tour of the United Kingdom, Diane will be performing at Bardon Mill & Henshaw Village Hall in the Lakes District of England, produced by Highlights Rural Touring Scheme.

Join Diane Edgecomb and embark on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers!

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A Thousand Doorways @ Appleby Hub, Cumbria, UK

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Appleby Hub Cumbria, United Kingdom + Google Map

As part of her October tour of the United Kingdom, Diane will be performing at Appleby Hub in the Lakes District of England, produced by Highlights Rural Touring Scheme.

Join Diane Edgecomb and embark on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers!

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Transforming Voice Workshop @ Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom + Google Map

Storyteller Diane Edgecomb’s unique vocal and physical training helps us to strengthen the connection between the imagination and the voice, increasing its flexibility, authenticity, expressiveness, range and resonance.

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A Thousand Doorways @ Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom + Google Map

Moved by the silencing of the Kurdish language by Turkish laws, storyteller Diane Edgecomb embarks on a journey of intrigue and heart to record the last Kurdish storytellers. This true account takes us to those mountain villages, forbidden to outsiders, where the true stories of their lives and of their struggle mix with startling ancient legends.

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Ceilidh @ Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom + Google Map

Diane tells stories in a "ceilidh style" exchange of story and song. Happy to be sharing the gathering stage with traditional tellers and musicians including George Macpherson (teller and host), Ruairidh Maclean and Michael Kerins.

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Folktale Superheroes from Around the World @ Steward Elementary, Topsfield, MA

October 30 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
Steward Elementary School Topsfield, MA 01983 United States + Google Map

Diane will be at the Steward Elementary school for two performances of Folktale Superheroes from Around the World! Long before the Superheroes of today, people all over the world used their SUPER IMAGINATIONS to create folktales about creatures and people with extraordinary powers. Celebrate our common love of story with these exciting and engaging multi-cultural tales.

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November 2018

Workshops @ Newton After School Conference, Newton MA

November 3 @ 9:05 am - 2:35 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Road
Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Diane presents two interactive workshops for after school staff at this popular conference. Topics include: Tell Me a Story- on the art of telling a story and Storytelling and the Art of Play - motivating children to tell their own tales.

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Native American Nature Tales @ Plymouth Library, Plymouth, MA

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plymouth Public Library, 132 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Native American Nature Tales explores tribal myths and legends of the animals and birds of North America. Ranging from the humorous to the heart-felt, these stories celebrate native culture and its strong links to the natural world.

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Native American Nature Tales @ Worcester Library, Worcester, MA

November 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Worcester Free Public Library, 3 Salem Sq.
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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Join Diane Edgecomb at the Worcester Library for Native American Nature Tales! Native American Nature Tales explores tribal myths and legends of the animals and birds of North America. Ranging from the humorous to the heart-felt, these stories celebrate native culture and its strong links to the natural world.

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Digging Dinosaurs @ Tower School, Marblehead MA

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cottage Street School Sharon, MA, MA United States + Google Map
Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Diane returns to Tower School to entertain the Kindergarten classes as they celebrate their unit of study on DINOSAURS!

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December 2018

Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ New Hampshire Theatre Project, Portsmouth, NH

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Hampshire Theatre Project, 959 Islington St. #3
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions. Songs evocative of the season and lovely instrumental melodies round out the event.

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ the historic Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA

December 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

$20 – $25

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions.

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ the historic Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA

December 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

$20 – $25

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions.

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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song @ the historic Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA

December 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 22, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

$20 – $25

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with classic evergreen lore, haunting legends of light and entertaining tales surrounded by traditional and original music and song. Featured stories include the beautiful Legend of the Mistletoe from Scandinavia, humorous English Wassail traditions, and the poignant Greek legend The Halcyon Days of Peace. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain offers a fascinating look at the stories behind our holiday traditions.

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March 2019

Diane tells favorite Kurdish folktales @ “Right Between the Ears” storytelling series, Rochester, NH

March 8, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Diane will be sharing favorite Kurdish folktales she gathered in the mountains of Southeastern Turkey along with anecdotes about those who shared their stories with her.

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April 2019

Digging Dinosaurs @ East Elementary School, Sharon MA

April 2, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
East Elementary School, 45 Wilshire Drive
Sharon, MA, MA 02067 United States
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Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Digging Dinosaurs engages students with descriptive dinosaur information, colorful posters, sign language, and lively interactive stories. Called a “virtuoso of the spoken word” and an “entire cast rolled into one,” Diane has created popular dinosaur adventures that complement scientific facts with imagination, humor, and active student participation.

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Rainforest Legends @ East Elementary School, Sharon MA

April 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Elementary School, 45 Wilshire Drive
Sharon, MA, MA 02067 United States
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Diane returns to East Elementary School extended day to entertain third, fourth, and fifth graders with Rainforest Legends. More about the show: From the banks of the Amazon River to the heart of the West African jungle, Rainforest Legends brings to life favorite folktales and songs about the animals and plants of these lands. Legends tell why the Amazon Birds have feathers as brilliant as the colors of the rainbow, why three Invisible Hunters came to haunt the Nicaraguan rainforest,…

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The Language of Flowers @ Taunton Garden Club, Taunton, MA

April 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taunton Garden Club Taunton, MA United States + Google Map

Diane will be accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain for a private performance of The Language of Flowers in Taunton, MA celebrating the 85 year anniversary of the Taunton Garden Club. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb brings to life the legends that surround favorite garden flowers revealing the deep meaning cultures around the world have found there.

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The Language of Flowers @ Great Island Garden Club at Pinehills, Plymouth, MA

April 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kennebunk, ME Kennebunk, ME United States + Google Map

The Language of Flowers celebrates flowers and the stories that have been told about them through the ages. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb brings to life the legends that surround favorite garden flowers revealing the deep meaning cultures around the world have found there. Harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain.

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Digging Dinosaurs @ Cottage Street School, Sharon MA

April 10, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Cottage Street School Sharon, MA, MA United States + Google Map
Diane Edgecomb Storytelling kids 3-5yrs old

Digging Dinosaurs engages students with descriptive dinosaur information, colorful posters, sign language, and lively interactive stories.

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Rainforest Legends @ Cottage Street School, Sharon MA

April 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cottage Street School Sharon, MA, MA United States + Google Map

Diane returns to Cottage Street School to entertain third, fourth, and fifth graders with Rainforest Legends. More about the show: From the banks of the Amazon River to the heart of the West African jungle, Rainforest Legends brings to life favorite folktales and songs about the animals and plants of these lands. Legends tell why the Amazon Birds have feathers as brilliant as the colors of the rainbow, why three Invisible Hunters came to haunt the Nicaraguan rainforest, and how…

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A Thousand Doorways @ Silk Road House, Berkley, California

April 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A chance meeting with a young Kurdish refugee sets in motion a journey of danger and discovery to bring to the world the forbidden stories of a people silenced. This inspiring true story told with "consummate skill" by renowned American storyteller Diane Edgecomb takes us to the remote mountain villages of Southeastern Turkey where her legendary quest echoes the struggles of the resilient people who shared their lives and their stories with her.

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Fairy Legends of Ireland @ Wood Memorial Library, South Windsor, CT

April 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wood Memorial Library, 783 Main Street
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States
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Diane entertains seniors at Wood Memorial Library in South Windsor, Connecticut with a delightful excursion into Irish fairy legends. Expect music, songs and merriment in this special program with harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain.

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May 2019

May Songs and Midsummer Magic @ Hillside Village, West Boylston, MA

May 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hillside Village Women’s Club, 41 Hillside Village Drive
West Boylston, MA 01583 United States
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This story and music celebration of this time of springtime flowers is drawn from cultures around the world bringing to life ancient legends of transformation, tree-spirits and fireflies.

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June 2019

In the Groves @ Thayer Memorial Library, Lancaster, MA

June 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main St.
Lancaster, MA 01523 United States
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Master storyteller, Diane Edgecomb,along with Celtic harper, Margot Chamberlain, perform In the Groves: World Stories and Songs that Celebrate Trees at the Thayer Memorial Library as part of the Rosemary Davis Nature Series.

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October 2019

The Language of Flowers @ SeaCoast Garden Club, Kennebunk, ME

October 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Kennebunk, ME Kennebunk, ME United States

The Language of Flowers celebrates flowers and the stories that have been told about them through the ages. Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb brings to life the legends that surround favorite garden flowers revealing the deep meaning cultures around the world have found there. Harp accompaniment by Margot Chamberlain.

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Once Upon A Halloween @ Westport Public Library, Westport, MA

October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westport Public Library, 408 Old County Road
Westport, MA 02790
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What would Halloween be without some chillin’ tales for the spookiest time of the year? Once Upon A Halloween is a fun-filled, Halloween event – complete with a huge cauldron bubbling over with fog for the last dramatic story!

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