Global Lab

An opportunity to discover the power of storytelling and role of storytellers in the 21st century.

Global Lab

About Global Lab

An opportunity to discover the power of storytelling and role of storytellers in the 21st century. Each day features keynote stories, talks, discussions and workshops in open sessions, allowing for shared reflection ahead of the evening’s storytelling performances.

Global Lab - Day 1: Politics of Folktales

Global Lab – Day 2: Earth Stories

Global Lab – Day 3: The Wild Nature & Garden Cosmos

Global Lab – Day 4: Talking Cures

Global Lab – Day 5: Transforming Myth

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Global Lab are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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