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Workshop – Earned Wisdom with Liz Weir

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Sunday, May 30
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
via Zoom

Join Liz Weir for a workshop with the aim to show how storytelling can effectively promote inter-generational activity, preserve memories, improve self esteem and value the memories and contribution of older members of our community. It links the past, present and future. The presentation will be inter-active and practical.

The price is $25.00 and the workshop will run 2 hours via Zoom.

To register please e-mail storytellingstjohns@gmail.com .
Payments can be sent via e-transfer to storytellingstjohns@gmail.com using the password: Story, or by cheque to the St. John’s Storytelling Festival, PO Box 23084 Churchill Square, St. John’s, NL, A1B4J9.



Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer from Northern Ireland. She was the first winner of the International Story Bridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, USA, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling”. As Children’s Librarian for the City of Belfast, she learned about the healing power of storytelling.

She has told her stories to people of all ages on five continents. She has performed in pubs and prisons and hospital rooms. She worked on stages in the mighty Vanderbilt Hall of New York’s Grand Central Station and in the Royal Albert Hall.



May 30
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


St. John’s Storytelling