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The Keening Wake

Scottish International Storytelling Festival
Netherbow Theatre

This devised taisbeanadh beò (live show) searches for the voices of the mnathan-tuirim (keening women) of Scotland and Ireland.

Calling upon a rich mix of Scottish and Irish Gaelic, Doric, Georgian and Basque influences, artist-researchers Déirdre Ní Mhathúna, Nerea Bello and Madge Bray, with Morag McDonald in performance, take a few creative leaps, while fully respecting existing poetry and lore, in their quest to rediscover the Caoineadh.

During the performance there will be space for the audience to contribute to the Keening Kist.

Supported by HLF and Tasgadh Traditional Arts Fund.

Visit Keening Wake Website

Concessions £6, Centre & Festival Supporters £5

If you are a Storytelling Centre Supporter or have a Storytelling Festival Pass, please select a full price ticket to book at the discounted rate.

A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.
30 Oct
17:30 - 19:00