dlr Yarnspinners: Storytelling Circle for Adults

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dlr Yarnspinners: Storytelling Circle for Adults
dlr Yarnspinners
Jack Lynch

Contact Person



via email please


17th May 2023


6.30pm-7.30pm (Refreshments from 6pm)


dlr Lexicon

Event Description

dlr LexIcon is delighted to announce a monthly Yarnspinning Story Circle for adults. This is aimed at gathering together people who are interested in listening to and sharing stories.

3rd Wednesday of the month [no meeting July and August] 

LexIcon Lab, Level 3, dlr LexIcon. (to right of security desk) Free admission, no booking required.

Complimentary tea/coffee available from 6pm

Jack Lynch,Storyteller, Wed 17 May, 6.30pm-7.30pm

Dublin-born Jack Lynch performs throughout Ireland, combining folkloric elements with ancient Irish myths, Wonder Tales and absurdist Tall Tales, working in schools, libraries, prisons, elderly care homes and arts festivals. He has represented the Irish oral tradition throughout Europe, in the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean, Newfoundland and the U.S.(at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival). Jack works with migrants and asylum seekers, with dementia patients and students of all ages. As an Associate Member of Hakaya, The Arab Storytelling Network in Jordan, he was the English language editor of the 3 volumes of their publication Timeless Tales (2015-19), Folktales collected from Syrian refugees in camps in Lebanon. He is a founder-member and past-chair of the Charitable Trust, Storytellers of Ireland/Aos Scéal Éireann and is on the PoetryIreland Writers-in-Schools panel.

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