"Become aware what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it and give birth to it." - Meister Eckhart

30 September 2012

British Awards for Storytelling Excellence 2012

The results are in and the winners announced here - https://www.facebook.com/BritishAwardsForStorytellingExcellencebase. Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who took part. Thanks especially to Peter Chand and his dedicated colleagues for organising this event and I look forward to more in the coming years. Storytelling was the big winner on the night. Get out and make 2013 an even more successful year. Support your storytellers and get involved in a workshop or performance near you. For those in Scotland, you can go to http://www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk for lots of information on upcoming storytelling events and performances, including the annual International Storytelling Festival in Edinburgh in October.

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"We have received only very positive reports of your workshop, and must thank you for being so flexible and responsive both before and in the course of implementing the workshop. It has been lovely to work with you. . . . We are hopeful this project will give rise to future storytelling endeavours, and would be very happy to work with you again if the opportunity arises!" Muireann Crowley, At Home in Scotland, University of Edinburgh, May 2014 ("Storytelling, Research and Public Engagement" workshop)

Michael Williams is a a storyteller of compelling skill. He is also a fine human being who engages in all situations and draws people into the warmth of communication and shared experience." Donald Smith, Director, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Scotland

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