Her-story, Your-story, Our-story ; True stories on the Heath
Saturday 27th of August
7.30pm – 9.30pm, Kenwood Ladies Pond, Hampstead Heath
Meet outside the Ladies Pond West Gate between 7.00pm-7.30pm or outside Tufnell Park station at 6.30pm
FACEBOOK EVENT: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=220528031320052
Hosted by storyteller Vanessa Woolf of London Dreamtime
Join us for story and song sharing, swimming, and picnic by the ladies pond in the magical surroundings of Hampstead Heath.
Five women, five true stories. Join us at this very special true-life outdoor storytelling event. Plus- floor spots- Bring something with a story attached. It might be a photograph, or a baby tooth… it might be the first song you learned, the ticket that changed your life, or the poem that made you want to write.
Admission is FREE but spaces are limited so please email: email@example.com
What to bring:
>Small item that is meaningful to you
>Food and drink (No Bar! Bring your own.)
>Candles in a Jar or a Torch
>A WARM COAT
(A marquee will be provided in case of rain but you could bring an umbrella)
More info about about Kenwood Ladies’ Pond:
Kenwood Ladies’ Pond is a stretch of water and secluded meadow area off Millfield Lane, on the East side of Hampstead Heath. On the map it’s the northernmost triangle-shaped pond in the row of six. Note there are no public toilets nearby apart from those in the pond.
Buses: 24, 46 , 168 , C11
Trains: Hampstead Heath (overground) EAST LONDON LINE
Call for submissions!
Seeking submissions: Calling all storytellers, poets, writers, musicians AND artists!
How did you get this far? Do you have a true story to tell? Did something change your life or give you a new perspective on the world? On 27th August we will be holding a true life outdoor storytelling event in the magical surroundings of Hampstead Heath. Stories should be TRUE, strictly under 7 minutes long, and can be told with or without notes. To get involved contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is how the story started:
Then this happened:
It ended like this:
This is what I learned:
• stick to what actually happened
• start in the middle of the action
• rehearse your opening and closing lines
• notice what might be inessential to the plot and is best left out
• identify the drama – what did you need to overcome? What did you learn?