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Thu, 18 Jan

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Tullycarnet Library

Tullycarnet Yarnspinners with Colin Urwin

Colin Urwin- Tales and songs from the Sam Henry Collection In 2023 Colin re-imagined some of the stories collected by folklorist, Sam Henry, in the 1920s, now a book entitled, The Iron Hag and Other Stories. Join us to hear tales and songs . Contact library to book. Suggested donation £5

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Tullycarnet Yarnspinners with Colin Urwin
Tullycarnet Yarnspinners with Colin Urwin

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18 Jan 2024, 20:00 – 21:30

Tullycarnet Library , Kinross Avenue,, Kings Road, Belfast BT5 7GF, UK

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Colin Urwin- Tales and songs from the Sam Henry Collection

Colin Urwin is a modern-day Seanchaí. Heis a folk singer, songwriter, storyteller, recording artist and author. As well as telling beautifully crafted traditional tales, he weaves original songs, stories and monologues into his live performances. He works with museums, schools, community groups and has appeared on stages all over the world.

In 2023 Colin reimagined some of the stories collected by folklorist, Sam Henry, in the 1920s. These are now published by the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Service in a book entitled, The Iron Hag and Other Stories from the Sam Henry Collection (2023). Colin will share some of these great stories and delightful songs, together with a few anecdotes from Sam’s life as a collector.

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