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Tolkien Trust supports storytelling workshops

FusionArts, based in Oxford, are offering storytelling workshops over November courtesy of a grant from the Tolkien Trust and Lankelly Chase.

Firing The Heart Tales of Exile and Sanctuary” offers storytelling sessions every Sunday until the 23rd November, whilst their next workshop – “Santuary” – is due to take place on Saturday 29th November. The information from their website states:

Fusion Arts are pleased to offer a series of storytelling masterclasses and community workshops this Autumn, held at Fusion Arts studios in Oxford with storytellers Gauri Raje and Sef Townsend. The workshops are the final sessions of the Inside Out/Outside In project, funded by The Tolkien Trust, Lankelly Chase and supported by Oxford City Council. Explore the art of storytelling and what stories mean today, using traditional story-telling from cultures around the world.

The events take place at Fusion, East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street, Oxford, OX4 1DD. To book contact or call 01865 245735.

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the Chair of The Tolkien Society. First elected in 2013, Shaun has overseen the Society's expansion from 600 to 3,500 members. Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works and the future of Tolkien scholarship whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time he can be found playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter. He also chairs another charity, Mankind, and is a local councillor.