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Story Song & other Shenanigans

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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A modern twist on a Raking tradition

Hosted by The Song House

Join us this January for an online Raking gathering. The Song House invites you to gather in the spirit of sharing a yarn, a song or whatever you’d like to bring along. You are welcome also to join us as an observer.

What is Raking?

In traditional Ireland there was once what was known as the Raking House. Today, in some rural communities the essence of this treasured house still exists. The raking house is like the hub of a community, known for its heart & feet warming fires and a place to share a yarn, to dance, sing, share and connect in the spirit of togetherness & good craic. Join us as the Song House becomes the digital Raking House and our community stretches far & wide with the good use of modern technology, supporting us to gather together from the comfort of our homes.

Liz Weir is one of Ireland’s best known storytellers. Based in County Antrim she has shared her tales on five continents over four decades. She is Storyteller in Residence for Libraries NI and organises the annual Glens Storytellling Festival www.goastories.org
Her repertoire of stories ranges from traditional Irish tales to recitations from legends to comic yarns.
Since lockdown she has hosted a weekly online session of stories and music from Ballyeamon Barn – her home near Cushendall in the Glens of Antrim, attended by 80 people from 12 countries.

Liz Weir

Liz WeirLiz Weir is one of Ireland’s best known storytellers. Based in County Antrim she has shared her tales on five continents over four decades. She is Storyteller in Residence for Libraries NI and organises the annual Glens Storytelling Festival www.goastories.org
Her repertoire of stories ranges from traditional Irish tales to recitations from legends to comic yarns.
Since lockdown she has hosted a weekly online session of stories and music from Ballyeamon Barn – her home near Cushendall in the Glens of Antrim, attended by 80 people from 12 countries.

This is a pay what you want event. Please donate what you like using PayPal by clicking here, and send an email to info@thesonghouseireland.com with your details.

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Date:
January 31
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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