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.

Stone Soup

Tuesday January 23rd, 2018
MSG Event

Stone Soup Story Circle at Strong Badger(679 Sargent)  Friday, Jan. 23rd 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 in the Round

Sunday January 21st, 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.

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:


Friday November 3rd, 2017


or contact CommunityWorks


Saturday October 28th, 2017
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 or Bruce Sarbit at

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

Stories of Identity: Reaching the untapped histories in your Classroom

Friday October 27th, 2017

Stories of Identity: Reaching the untapped histories in your Classroom
Date: Friday October 27th Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Bergthal Schoolhouse, Neubergthal, MB.
Cost: $135, includes lunch

Robin Neustaeter 204.327.6438

Registration limited to 20 participants


Stone Soup

Friday October 27th, 2017
MSG Event

Friday October 27, 6:30 pm : Stone Soup Storytellers at The Strong Badger Cafe : “A Storytelling Gathering”


Storytelling in the Round

Sunday October 22nd, 2017
MSG Event

The Manitoba Storytelling Guild in partnership with the

Millennium Library presents Storytelling in the Round on
Sunday afternoons. For Families. Free. Drop in.

Ah kha koo gheesh (Children’s Area)
251 Donald Street
Sundays, 2-3 pm

The Manitoba Storytelling Guild supports and promotes the art of
oral storytelling throughout Manitoba. For more information about
membership and events, visit or

October 22: Kent Suss & Matthew Havens

Stone Soup

Friday September 22nd, 2017
MSG Event

Special guest Mathew Havens. The theme will be “Transition” and it will be held at the Strong Badger Coffee House from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.