World Storytelling Day stories, Sun Mar 19, 2 to 4 pm

Seven nymphs of Greek legend transforming into poplar trees, in grief after the death of their brother Phaeton. Their tears became amber. The woodcut is an illustration published in 1499 in The Dream of Poliphilus, a romance by Francesco Colonna.

Sunday March 19, 2017, from 2 to 4 pm. Come listen to stories! In honour of World Storytelling Day, members of The Burlington Storytellers’ Guild tell Stories of Transformation. The tellers are Barb Vollick, Marina Lloyd, Suzanne Burchell, Bob Tadman, with two sets of stories in a coffee-house setting.
Guild members are dedicated to the growth, development and expansion of oral tradition storytelling as an art form.
World Storytelling Day (March 20th) is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling, celebrated every year on the equinox. On World Storytelling Day, as many people as possible tell and listen to stories in as many languages and at as many places as possible, during the same day and night.

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