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October 2018

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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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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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
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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

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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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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