Gatherings & Events

The Manitoba Storytelling Guild promotes storytelling events, workshops, performances, concerts, festivals and gatherings throughout Manitoba.

Note: The owl symbol beside an event indicates that it is sponsored or endorsed by the Manitoba Storytelling Guild.

Cabbages and Kings: Stories and Music hosted by Mary Louise Chown

Friday March 16th, 2018

Cabbages and Kings: Stories and Music hosted by Mary Louise Chown

Come, grab a coffee, and listen, tell, or sing

March 16, 7-9 pm

Pennyweight Market, in Beausejour

 

Mary Louise will open the evening with one of her favourite stories from Ireland in honour of St. Patrick’s Day, accompanied with her hammered dulcimer.

You will have chance to tell a story or part of story you are working on, or sing a song, or simply listen. We will pass the story stick and when it comes to you, keep it or pass it on.

Storytelling in the Round

Sunday February 25th, 2018
MSG Event
Storytelling in the Round at the Millennium Library. Stories by heart from the heart for Children and Families. This Sunday from 2:00-3:00 pm February 25th is the last in the winter series and features Jamie Oliviero and Christine Brandt. Come and hear excellent stories- old and new, from here and around the world. A parent has said “We love this event and come back again and again.”
Supported by the Manitoba Storytelling Guild, the Millennium Library and a grant from Communities for Families.

Stone Soup

Friday February 23rd, 2018
MSG Event

The story circle that has gone on for 30+ years, continues this Friday, Feb. 23rd- Stone Soup Story Circle at Strong Badger(679 Sargent) from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Come join the Circle. Stories shared. If you’re a lover of stories- whether as a storyteller or a listener-you’re welcome in the circle. Great stories by us, excellent coffee & desserts provided by Strong Badger. Open theme.

STORYTELLING AND LEGENDS WITH BARB AND CLARENCE NEPINAK

Saturday February 10th, 2018

February 10th, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

**The program will only be offered in English.**

Let yourself be guided by Barb & Clarence Nepinak into the world of storytelling and legends. Come in and make yourself comfortable as you settle into Winnipeg’s oldest building.

This activity is free of charge and is intended to children and their parents. All are welcome!

Storytelling in the Round

Sunday January 28th, 2018
MSG Event

Storytelling in the Round at the Millennium Library. Stories by heart from the heart for Children and Families starting Sundays from 2:00-3:00 pm January 21st to February 25th.
Come and hear excellent stories – old and new, from here and around the world. A parent has said “We love this event and come back again and again.”
Supported by the Manitoba Storytelling Guild, the Millennium Library and a grant from Communities for Families.

Stone Soup

Friday January 26th, 2018
MSG Event

Stone Soup Story Circle at Strong Badger(679 Sargent)  Friday, Jan. 26th from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Come join the Circle. Stories shared. If you’re a lover of stories – whether as a storyteller or a listener – you’re welcome in the circle. Great stories by us, excellent coffee & desserts provided by Strong Badger. Open theme.

Membership Gala!

Friday November 17th, 2017
MSG Event

Please join the Manitoba Storytelling Guild/Conteurs Du Manitoba for our 2017 Annual Storytelling Gala.

We welcome storytellers and lovers of stories into the circle to share and listen to personal stories and stories passed on by our ancestors.
Oral storytelling is at the heart of our gatherings. But you can come and tell a story through any voice – music, dance, you name it. Just come and join the circle.

Listen, Tell, Enjoy a Coffee and Dessert

Date: Nov.17, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Doors Open 6:30 pm
Place: McBeth House
31 McBeth Street, Winnipeg
Suggested Donation: $20
Bring along your favorite Potluck Dessert
For more information; Contact: storyguild2@gmail.com

PERSONAL STORYTELLING IN A DIGITAL WORLD

Friday November 3rd, 2017

REGISTER ONLINE at www.community-works.ca

or contact CommunityWorks
Tel:(204)255-1131

Email:communityworks@mts.net

A TRIBUTE TO LAURIE BLOCK

Saturday October 28th, 2017
BRANDON WRITER HONOURED AT SPECIAL READING:
A TRIBUTE TO LAURIE BLOCK
A writer’s life in poetry, prose, and drama. That’s what will be featured this month in Brandon at “Coming to My Senses: A Tribute to Laurie Block.”
The English & Creative Writing Literary Exchange at Brandon University pays tribute to beloved Brandon writer and storyteller Laurie Block at a special reading of his work Oct. 28.
Friends, family, and colleagues will read from Block’s expansive body of work that spans four decades. The award-winning author will be in attendance to meet with his audience.
 
The tribute will take place at the Gathering Space in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University on Saturday, October 28, from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. The event is free, and all are
welcome. Snacks and refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Dale Lakevold at lakevold@brandonu.ca or Bruce Sarbit at sarbitb@mymts.net.

FIREFLY House Concert

Friday October 27th, 2017

FIREFLY is having a house concert
“Stories and Songs for the Turning of the Year”

Where: River Hills Farm & Apiary
When: Oct 27, 7:30
Why? Because it’s Halloween
Cost: $15, includes refreshments

FIREFLY is: Shannon Shewchuk, songs, guitar, keyboard
and Mary Louise Chown, stories, hammer dulcimer, drum

to reserve a spot, call 348 7540, or email me at :mlchown@shaw.ca