One of the great things about storytelling, is that it is a community event. It can be a small community, such as family, where we all sit around listening to each other’s tales; or a group of friends talking about their day, or vacation, or latest adventure in sports. Or it can be the larger community, like a summer camp, a school, or festival on the green where people tell their tales in a performance space, or under the storytelling tree. Without someone to tell stories with or to, storytelling does not exist. This is one of my favourite parts of storytelling; it is a community event. Over the summer I went to thirty four different communities, some large and some small, but all wonderful.
It is really good when someone else puts on a good festival and invites everyone to come and share, especially when it is to pay back their own customers. In my
One of the best experiences of the year, so far for me, was when I went to CAMP! (Camp Exclamation Point) in West
Not only that, it was great to see the same councilor still there and be welcomed as one of the family.