STORIES FROM HERE AND THERE - 28th October 2016
1st October 2016
As part of The Portskerra Storytelling International Festival, local storyteller Alexandria Patience presents "Stories from here and there" - a mix of traditional Scottish stories given an extra twist with live original music by Donald McNeill.
They are joined by Mexican storyteller Ruben Corbett who has performed at some of the most prestigious arts festivals across Latin America as well as Europe and brings us some storytelling warmth (narrated in English) all the way from Mexico to Lyth Arts Centre.
DATE: October 28, 2016
TIME: 8:00 pm
LENGTH: 2 Hours
AGE SUITABILITY: 10+
LOCATION: Lyth, Wick, Scotland, KW1 4UD
VENUE: Lyth Arts Centre
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