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Festival of Stories

When:

Mon 8 May 2017, 9:00am–6:00pm
Tue 9 May 2017, 9:00am–8:30pm
Wed 10 May 2017, 10:00am–8:00pm
Thu 11 May 2017, 9:00am–6:00pm
Fri 12 May 2017, 9:00am–8:30pm
Sat 13 May 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 14 May 2017, 1:00pm–5:00pm

Where: Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-po, 10 Bath St, Levin, Horowhenua

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: TeTakere

Libraries Horowhenua are excited to announce a week long Festival of Stories in which we will explore not only the stories you can find around you in a range of media but also give you the skills to help free your own stories.

Our theme for Festival of Stories 2017 is "stories of New Zealand". Between Monday 8 and Sunday 14 of May, we are offering more than 60 events and activities that will bring us together to enjoy and create stories. Here are some highlights of Festival of Stories:

- Tamati Waaka - Te Reo storyteller
8 May, 1:30pm-2:30pm

- Pasifika Storytelling
9 May, 10am-10:30am

- Sarah Laing - Author talk and Q&A
9 May, 2pm-3pm

- Mona Williams: Caribbean Queen introduces Stories of New Zealand
11 May, 1:30pm-2:30pm

- Hype Narration in Action
11 May, 4pm-5pm

- Dingleberry the Librarian
11 May, 5:45pm-6:30pm

- Mona Williams: Caribbean Queen introduces Stories of New Zealand
11 May, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Ross Kinnaird illustrator:
- 12 May, 10:30am-11:30am
- 12 May, 1:30pm-2:30pm

Fireside Stories:
- 12 May, 6:30pm-8pm (Foxton Library)
- 12 May, 6:30pm-8pm (Shannon Library)

Taaniko Nordstrom: an exploration of cultural identity
- 12 May, 7pm-8:30pm

- Festival of Stories finale with Victoria Gaiter, MC
14 May, 1-5pm

- DK: Storytelling in Social Media
14 May, 1:30pm-2:30pm

- Mary Kippenberger storyteller
14 May, 2pm-3pm

- Karl du Fresne: author
14 May, 3pm-4pm

- Competition prizegiving
14 May, 4pm-4:30pm

- Nancy Pearl: librarian and author of Book Lust - Skype interview
14 May, 4:30pm-5pm

- Creative Writing workshop - Helen Lehndorf - writer
9 May, 6:30pm-8:30pm

- Journaling workshop - Helen Lehndorf - writer
11 May, 10am-12pm

- Ko Wai Au/Who am I? - Taaniko Nordstrom
12 May, 3:30-5pm

- Illustrating workshop - Ross Kinnaird - picture book illustrator
13 May, 10am-12pm

- Songwriting workshop - Charlotte Yates aka the Song Doctor
13 May, 10:30am-12:30pm

Singer-Songwriters:
- Kerehi Wi Warena, Monday 8 May, 12pm-1pm
- Andrew London, 9 May, 12pm-1pm
- Glenn Colquhoun, 10 May, 12pm-1pm
- Steve McDonald, 11 May, 12pm-1pm
- Radha Sahar, 12 May, 12pm-1pm
- Charlotte Yates, 13 May, 2pm-3pm