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The Man that Planted Trees and other Stories

Thu, Jun 15, 19:30 Boston Tea Party, Frampton's Mill, The Furlong, Ringwood. A relentless wind blows across a desolate land, a hot and dry land, bearing nothing but lavender and despair. A lone man sets out to bring life and hope back to the desolation - by planting trees. Storyteller Madeleine Grantham uses Jean Giono’s classic fable to frame a collection of folk tales and facts about trees and woodlands. Madeleine Grantham has over 20 years experience telling stories;

Strawberries and Stories

The second professional storyteller I ever saw (Hugh Lupton was the first), was leading a workshop at Greenbelt Arts Festival in the early '90's. Along with the workshop, she performed a story - and what a story it was! A total 'tour de force!' as they say. It was only some silly, charming thing about pigs and the runt of the litter - but it was told with such conviction, playfulness and abandonment, that we were all caught up in the moment and desperate to know if the little