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June 2018

In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey at Arnold Arboretum, Boston, MA

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Boston, MA 02130 United States
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Ancient stories of trees with music from cultures around the world accompany this twilight stroll through the beautiful groves of Boston’s favorite tree sanctuary, the Arnold Arboretum. This performance event, created by Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain, takes us to some of the Arboretum’s loveliest spots.

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In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey at Arnold Arboretum, Boston, MA

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Boston, MA 02130 United States
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Ancient stories of trees with music from cultures around the world accompany this twilight stroll through the beautiful groves of Boston’s favorite tree sanctuary, the Arnold Arboretum. This performance event, created by Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb and Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain, takes us to some of the Arboretum’s loveliest spots.

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July 2018

The Language of Flowers at Taft Public Library, Mendon, MA

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taft Public Library, 29 North Ave
Mendon, MA 01756 United States
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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, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain.

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Forbidden Stories Workshop @ National Storytelling Summit, Kansas City MO

July 25 - July 28
Mariott Country Club Plaza Hotel, 4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Diane presents her workshop "Forbidden Stories" on Friday, July 27th at 8:30 pm as part of the National Storytelling Summit in Kansas City, MO. The theme of the conference is "Communities, Conflicts, and Transformational Stories," and Diane's workshop focuses on her work with the Kurdish people. Diane shares experiences from her decades long work gathering the folkloric and true stories of the Kurds of Turkey. This silenced and persecuted community risked their safety for this project. The workshop session alternates…

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Midsummer Magic at Howland Public Library, Beacon, NY

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Howland Public Library, 313 Main St
Beacon, NY 12508 United States
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Master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain perform their Midsummer Magic this July at the Howland Public Library in Beacon, NY! The performance complements Howland Public Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Theme for Adults – this year, the theme is Music! Midsummer Magic is a story and music celebration of the Summer Solstice drawn from cultures around the world. This delightful and entertaining performance brings to life ancient legends of transformation, tree-spirits and fireflies.

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September 2018

The Creative Voice Workshop @ Dancing Tree Story Workshop, Needham MA

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dancing Tree Story Workshop, Gorse Mill Studios, 31 Thorpe Road
Needham, MA United States
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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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October 2018

A Thousand Doorways @ Oasis, Cardiff, Wales

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Oasis Cardiff, 69b Splott Road
Cardiff, Wales CF24 2BW United Kingdom
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£11.37

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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