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Marie Louise Cochrane

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Contact: hello@mrsmash.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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Marie Louise has been a professional storyteller for over 15 years and loves to tell stories that promote good health and well being. She has two favourite areas of work.

The first is as Mrs. Mash the Storytelling Cook. Mrs. Mash encourages a love of good food through stories, songs and joining in fun for younger children up to 8. Perfect for health week, food and literary festivals. Her collection of songs for children can be found on Spotify under Mrs. Mash Smashing Songs.

Her other passion is stories for women that celebrate women and their sexuality. She is committed to giving a voice to women's experience in a way that is empowering, enjoyable and even healing. Her work in this area includes a live show called Red Velvet Revelry and a project collecting and bearing witness to women's stories. The purpose is to share, educate, celebrate aspects of women's lives like love, family, sensuality and menopause in a warm, genuine, entertaining way.

Local authorities can visit

East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Midlothian; West Lothian

Events can deliver


Topics of work

Family; Gender equality; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Love & romance

Age groups published for

Children; Adults

Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100