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Winter Words at the Workspace : Stories,Tales and Tea

From December 10, 2017 2:00 pm until December 10, 2017 4:00 pm Save to calendar

At Woodlands Workspace 70 Ashley St, Glasgow G3 6HW, UK

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Featuring Allison Galbraith and Kevin Macneil

Join us in the beautiful and intimate venue of Woodlands Workspace for a special seasonal event.

1.45 Doors Open
2.00 Tea, coffe and mince pies
2.15 In Conversation With Allison and Kevin
3.00 Stories and Tales (Readings)
3.40 Q & A 
4.00 Close

Free event, but donations welcomed

About Allison Galbraith
Allison is a storyteller and folklorist. Her first collection of folktales, Dancing With Trees, Eco-Tales from the British Isles, (co-written with Alette Willis) are the stories she tells in environmental places, including Woodlands Community Garden, where many of the stories were crafted and shaped with the help of the audiences. Allison loves being amongst trees, hanging out with animals and skipping up and down hills, that's why she lives in the Clyde Valley. Allison's inner nerd enjoys visiting places of historical significance and then rooting about archives, libraries and talking to anyone who might share their stories and wisdom. She is currently collecting and writing the folktales of Lanarkshire for the History Press. You can find out more about Allison and her first book here :

About Kevin Macneil
Kevin MacNeil is a Scottish novelist, poet and playwright born and raised in the Outer Hebrides. He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Stirling and his two most recent books are The Diary of Archie the Alpaca and Robert Louis Stevenson: An Anthology, both published by Polygon (2017). His novel, "The Brilliant & Forever", was published by Polygon in March 2016. MacNeil's previous novels, A Method Actor's Guide to Jekyll and Hyde (Polygon, 2011) and best-selling debut, The Stornoway Way (Hamish Hamilton, 2005), were both published to widespread critical acclaim. MacNeil’s first book, the poetry collection Love and Zen in the Outer Hebrides (Canongate, 1998), won the Tivoli Europa Giovani International Poetry Prize for best poetry collection published in Europe by a writer under 35. He is also the author of Be Wise Be Otherwise (Canongate) and the plays Sweetness, an adaptation of a novel by Swedish author Torgny Lindgren, and The Callanish Stoned (Theatre Hebrides), and his short stories have been published extensively. MacNeil's anthology of poetry from the Scottish islands, These Islands, We Sing, was published by Polygon in June 2011.



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