Festivals

FESTIVALS


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Granite State Story Swap

At the annual Granite State Story Swap share your stories, talents, questions, insights and concerns. Your input and participation are essential to promote a growing storytelling community. On the first Saturday of May, storytellers, librarians, educators and other story lovers come from throughout New England for one of New Hampshire’s premier storytelling events.

Held the first Saturday in May each year
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Seacoast Science Center, Rye NH

More Information: NH Storytelling Guild www.nhstorytelling.org

NewHampshireStoryAllianceWhite Mountain Storytelling Festival

Held annually in the Fall

More Information: NH Storytelling Alliance, www.nhstorytelling.org
or
Lauretta Phillips: www.lphillipstales.com

 


MAINE

westernmaineThe Western Maine Storytelling Festival

A two-day storytelling festival featuring some of the region’s best artists. The Western Maine Storytelling Festival is a non-profit community arts group committed to celebrating the art of storytelling.

Held annually in the summer.

More Information: The Western Maine Storytelling Guild
westernmainestorytelling@gmail.com
http://westernmainestorytelling.org/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Western-Maine-Storytelling-Festival/176897189024235

storybytheseaStorytelling by the Sea

Celebrate storytelling in all its forms at the 2nd Annual Storytelling by the Sea festival (August 8th & 9th, 2014) in Castine, Maine. The two-day event will be packed with over 20 performances and workshops, including presentations by storyteller and mime Antonio Rocha, comedian and clown Randy Judkins, physical comedian Kenny Raskin, Japanese Kamishibai storytellers Donna Tamaki and Margaret Eisenstadt, Minister and actor Rick Messana, and a variety of local tellers with downeast flavor.

The festival is co-sponsored by Wilson Museum, Witherle Memorial Library, and Friends of Witherle Memorial Library. Most of the festivities will take place on the Wilson Museum’s campus at 120 Perkins Street, Castine, ME, with select programs at the Witherle Memorial Library and other Castine venues. For more information, contact the Wilson Museum at 326-9247 or info@wilsonmuseum.org, and watch our Events Calendar at www.wilsonmuseum.org/calendar.html.