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Jean Edmiston

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Contact: jeanstoryteller@btinternet.com
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway
Languages: English
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Professional storyteller with 30 years experience of working with people of all ages and in many contexts - performance, workshops, and mentoring. Currently working with Wigtown Book Festival and Open Book developing and delivering sessions with older people in care homes and sheltered housing, and on a community-based project with Andrew Foley, illustrator and a musician producing an original folktale, music and publication for performance and distribution in 2020.

Local authorities can visit

Dumfries and Galloway; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Glasgow City; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Scottish Borders; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Performance; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD

Audience can work with

Carers; Intergenerational learning; Outdoor learning; Vulnerable older people

Topics of work

Ageing; Childhood; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Nature

Age groups published for

Children; Adults

Age groups can work with

3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100