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National Storytelling Festival 2020, an Event in Jonesborough,…

international storytelling festival 2020

Family Weekend Ticket Only £298. If you plan to come early you will also want to also get tickets for the Donald Davis performance on Wednesday evening before the festival. The picturesque place is where the storytelling revival began, and where thousands return each year to share the time-honored tradition. Accommodations at campgrounds and hotels are in very short supply during the festival. Visit Jonesboro, the oldest town in Tennessee, and experience the International Storytelling Festival. In addition to the mainstage concerts—the heart and soul of the Festival—the International Storytelling Center curates special performances Wednesday through Sunday.

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Storytelling Festival (Oct 2020), National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough USA

international storytelling festival 2020

Barbara McBride-Smith Barbara McBride-Smith grew up in Texas, was educated in Massachusetts, raised her family in Oklahoma, and finally settled down in Tennessee. The Festival Gathering is a fabulous immersion experience in biblical storytelling. Tour Bristol International Speedway, attend a play at the famous Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia and have lunch at the historic Martha Washington Inn, take a day trip to Asheville, North Carolina to tour the Biltmore Mansion, visit Natural Tunnel, Virginia or visit the home of President Andrew Johnson with lunch at the historic General Morgan Inn in nearby Greeneville, Tennessee. The tents are all located within easy walking distance of each other. Some of the artists talk about the festival and its new location in West Wales. We recommend you come in no later than Wednesday evening.

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International Storytelling Center (Jonesborough)

international storytelling festival 2020

For this event, Main Street is blocked off and large circus-type tents are erected throughout town. Special Events The National Storytelling Festival is Friday through Sunday, October 2 — 4, 2020. You can order those tickets when you order your festival tickets. A must visit is the Gray Fossil Site only two miles from camp. I moved back in 2011 I work the weekends so I only get to take one weekend a quarter off. We hope you will take advantage of early parking, which allows you to come early and enjoy the many sites this area has to offer.

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Festival Gathering

international storytelling festival 2020

It is not necessary to pre-pay for early parking, just send the registration form with base rally fee and come join us when you are ready. Festival tickets must be picked up in person and we suggest you do that Thursday morning and also take the opportunity to look around town on Thursday. Child Weekend Ticket Only £55. The registration form for 2020 can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page. There will be family stories, stories for adults and live music.

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FEAST

international storytelling festival 2020

I moved away and lived in Jacksonville Florida for 26 years. Please note that many of these events are ticketed separately. . It is the largest and oldest event of its kind in America and attracts an audience of 11,000 from all over the United States and several foreign countries. We will be celebrating the mix of artists, familiar faces and new voices in storytelling. Cabarets begin at 10:30 pm and go until midnight Friday and Saturday nights, and ghost stories, which are offered on Friday and Saturday nights from 8 until 10 pm.

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Our Special Events

international storytelling festival 2020

July 29 — August 1, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio Theme Stories: Micah 6:1-8 Jonah 3 John 20:1, 11-18. I went to a ghost story session near the grave yard at the top of the hill where the Baptist Church is Want to say in the late 70s early 80s. The last day you can request this discounted rate is July 8. Bil Lepp Bil Lepp is an internationally-known storyteller, author, and recording artist whose style has been described as a satisfying blend of Bob Newhart and Jeff Foxworthy. And Jonesborough High when it was where the middle school is now. The official full programme line-up will be announced in the new year, but here is a flavour of the festival in 2020. Everyone is responsible for ordering his or her own tickets to the festival.

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