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FORTHCOMING

I will be the storyteller at the following events:

2017

  • In the walled garden of Stroud Museum in the Park I will be telling stories on Sunday 13th and  Sunday 27th August at 3pm for about an hour. Here are a few more details:

    For thousands of years many of our most spectacular stories and tantalising tales have been set in the garden ... the rooted place where the journey begins and ends, where the seeds of adventure are sown. Join storyteller Fiona Eadie in the Museum's wonderful Walled Garden where the story café will be blooming with intriguing, enchanting folktales from around the world.



    For adults with or without children and for children over 5 with adults.
    No need to book, just come along and listen. Tea and cold drinks available to buy. Cost: donations.

    Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AF.
  • Storywalk The Weavers' Tale every Thursday from May to September starting from Ruskin Mill, GL6 0LA at 2pm and/or 6.30pm. The walk through the beautiful Horsley valley - with story instalments along the way - lasts approximately an hour. Suitable for everyone over 7; £7.50 adults/£5 children (organic, locally sourced lunch and drinks/cakes available at Ruskin Mill). Booking essential.
  • Wed June 21 - Stories at the Solstice - an evening of stories to mark the summer solstice. On this, the longest day of the year, join me at the wonderful Thistledown Farm for a seasonal celebration PLUS Rust and Spray (formerly The Horsley Band) with their unique chamber-folk musicBook now!
  • July 2017 - storyteller at Starry Skies Family Camp, Herefordshire and Pyrites Craft Camp, Glos.
  • Saturday morning stories at Ruskin Mill this autumn: 23rd September, 28th October, 25th November,16th December

ongoing

  • Story walks for primary school pupils along the Stroudwater Navigation Canal - commissioned by Stroud District Council.

 Please contact me for further details of any forthcoming events.

 

EXAMPLES OF PAST EVENTS (since August 2012)

  • March 11th: Val Dean and I performed 'Held in Place' - a programme of stories and songs rooted in particular parts of Britain - at Elmslie House, Great Malvern WR14 3AG. Organised by Malvern Storytellers.
  • March 20th - an evening of seasonal stories for the March equinox at Thistledown Farm, GL10 3UH
  • Valentine's Day 14th February 2017 - two tales of love against all the odds ... organised by Wimborne Storytellers at Gullivers Bookshop, Wimborne
  • December 16 'Return of the Light' - stories for the Solstice at Thistledown Farm
  • August 16 storyteller at Pyrites craft camp
  • July 16 storyteller at Starry Skies family camp
  • July 16 - three sell-out storywalks as part of the Lichfield Music Festival
  • June 16 - storywalk The Weavers' Tale - private event for Local History Society
  • June 16 - Newark Park, National Trust property, stories  to accompany exhibition by the Brunel Broiderers

March '16 - performed stories and recited poems alongside Stroud's Community Choirs as part of Epic Journeys - a celebration of animal migration

Jan 16 - NATIONAL STORYTELLING WEEK EVENT: Awesome animals - an afternoon of hugely enjoyable and engaging animal tales at Stroud Museum in the Park,

July '15  - devised and led three very successful, sell-out storywalks - Lichfield Festival

July '15  - Starry Skies family festival  - storytelling in residence, Herefordshire

July '15  - Pyrites family craft camp - storytelling in residence, Gloucestershire

Jan '15  - speaker at Nailsworth Dramatic Society annual dinner

Jan '15 - Once, on a winter's afternoon: Polish and other European folk tales at Stroud Museum in the Park

Aug '14 - private wedding, Matara Centre, Kingscote, Glos.

July '14 - Pyrites family craft camp - storyteller in residence, Gloucestershire

July '14 - Starry Skies family festival  - storyteller in residence, Herefordshire

July '14 - Day of storytelling sessions  - John Moore primary school, Tewkesbury

• June '14 - Stories for 'Fathers in school' day - Woodlands Primary, Yate 

May '14 - Tales from the Track - 5 National Trust storywalks at landscape sites in Wiltshire and Dorset

May '14 - The Friendship Orchard and other tales - storytelling at The Wildgoose Festival, Worcestershsire

May '14 - 'Make a request of the fair folk on midsummer's eve and they are bound to honour it' - storywalk as part of Nailsworth Walking Festival

April '14 - Morning of storytelling and exercises on theme of Myths and Legends, Red Oaks Primary School, Swindon

Jan '14 Day of storytelling sessions, Kempsey Primary School, Worcs

Jan '14 Apple stories, Horsley Wassail

Dec '13 - Ruskin Mill Christmas Fair -  seasonal stories for all ages

Nov '13 - Out of the Forest: winter tales from Russia -  storytelling, school advent fair 

• Aug '13 -  Montacute House (National Trust) - storytelling for familes

• July '13 -  Starry Skies Festival, Herefordshire - storytelling for familes

• July '13 -  Deddington Festival, Oxon - storytelling for familes

June '13 -  Tales from the Track - storywalk telling of the weavers' lives in the Horsley valley in the 19th century

• June '13 -  The Orchard of Friendship - a storywalk ending in a picnic tea at local orchard

• May '13 -  The Hidden Sun - a programme of folktales of Norway and England as part of the Nailsworth Festival.

• April '13 -  participant in weekend-long telling of The Odyssey, Llanidloes.

• April '13 -  Stories and communication - storytelling at Park Junior school, Stonehouse

• March '13 -  Ship of stories - storytelling evening for Friends of Saltford Library

• March '13 -  stories for World Book Day, Uplands Community Primary School

• February '13 -  The Orchard of Friendship - story contribution to Gloucestershire Orchard Trust AGM

• February '13 -  Stories for children and young people, Amberley Village Events, Glos 

• January '13 -  Apple stories, Horsley Wassail

• January '13 -  Out of the Forest, storytelling as part of A Russian Winter event, SVA, Stroud  

• January '13 -  Storytelling with pre-school children,  Children's Centre, Gloucester

• December '12 -  'Harp of the Dagda' telling of Irish myth accompanied by harp and violin, private event

• December' 12 -  Seasonal stories for all ages,  Ruskin Mill Christmas Craft Fair

• November '12 -  'Out of the Forest' afternoon of Russian Stories, Stroud Museum in the Park

• October '12 - Storytelling and Spirit of Place workshop as part of National Trust staff course

• October '12 -  Held in Place a journey of stories and song along ancient routes through England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.  In collaboration with Valerie Dean of Storyfire. Ruskin Mill

• September '12 - Barnwood Trust, Jubilant Stories project, Cheltenham and Stroud, Glos

• August '12 - private wedding, Matara Centre, Kingscote, Glos.