Storytelling for a Greener World

Sun 26 Oct 2014

1.00 pm — 4.45 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Locations across the Garden – check signs on arrival
All ages
No advance booking required

Experience natural stories of all kinds in the beautiful setting of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Stories will emerge gently in different locations, while story walks meander between the story encampment and the outer reaches. Also included is an introduction to the ground-breaking Hawthorn Press book, Storytelling for a Greener World.

TENTED VILLAGE (13:00 - 16:00)

Enjoy 20 minutes story sessions on the hour and half hour for ages 4+ in the Yurt and ages 6+ in the Teepee

STORY JOURNEYS, from the Tented Village (13:00 - 16:00)

Journeys leave every quarter of an hour beginning at 1pm, lasting up to 25 minutes. You are welcome to join a journey as you encounter it in the Garden. In the event of extreme weather story journeys will relocate to the Temperate Palm House.


Short informal 20 minutes sessions on the hour and half hour

WHERE CURLEWS CALL, Real Life Science Studio, John Hope Gateway (15:00 - 16:00) Free (Adults and older children)

A specially commissioned performance by Malcolm Green and Nick Hennessey, of stories crafted from the landscape of the North Pennines. The landscape of the moors, river valleys and village communities is brought alive through stories that make you laugh, cry and wonder. more details here

Part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)