"Love & Legends"
FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2017
Liz is Ireland’s greatest ambassador, taking as she does her vast store of stories around the world. She shares dreams and delights from her homeland that will make you smile and make you frown, but never ever get you down. A evening with Liz is guaranteed to brighten your life!
Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer from Northern Ireland, who has told her stories to children and adults on five continents. As a children’s librarian for the city of Belfast in the 1970s, she learned about the healing power of storytelling. Liz tells stories in small storytelling clubs and at major international festivals, such as the National Storytelling Festival in Tennessee and the Australian National Storytelling Festival. She has performed in Israel, at universities in Germany and Wales, on TV between Australia and Canada, in the mighty Vanderbilt Hall of New York’s Grand Central Station, and in quiet hospital rooms.
The hunger for narrative is a basic human instinct. Stories help us make sense of the world and give structure and order to our everyday lives. They tell us what is important, what is not and give us a way to connect people's individual experiences to those of others. They help us identify with universal truths. Stories are a way we put a human face on the world, which is something we have always needed and valued. Some of our most profound decisions are made emotionally, not rationally. Stories tap into emotions better than anything else.
If you want to know more, come and listen to the Shaggy Dog Storytellers presenting
TALES from the WHARF.
On the last Friday of every month, except December.
The Shaggy Dog Storytellers provide storytellers for any performance or workshop.
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