- This event has passed.
Story Café Special: Gauri Raje
7th June, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pmFree – £2
Feel refreshed over lunchtime as we listen to stories and poems by some of the best women writers around the globe.
Story Café Special: Gauri Raje, Thursday 7th June, 12.30pm to 2.30pm, £2/Free, Women only
Prepare to be spellbound by storyteller Gauri Raje will enthrall us with traditional stories of women from India and Scotland. Weaving wonderful tales alongside Gauri will be writers from the Muslim Women’s Creative Writing Group. A not-to-be-missed lunchtime treat!
Gauri’s storytelling will be mainly in English, with some phrases in Gujarati and Urdu.
Gauri Raje is an anthropologist and storyteller who performs regularly in the UK and India. Some of her performance projects include: ‘East of the Sun, West of the Moon’ a collection of stories for adults from around the world translated and told in 3 different Indian languages; ‘Badlands’, a storytelling of folk stories of the land and rivers of central India; and ‘Tales of Exile and Sanctuary’, stories from around the world exploring themes of exile. She is currently working with biographical and traditional stories of South Asian migrants to the West of Scotland with AwazFM, a South Asian radio station in Glasgow.
See all our Story Cafe’s this Summer here.
This event is women only and we prefer for tickets to be booked in advance whenever possible. This event costs £2 full price. Select the number of tickets you want to book below, or come in to the Library to book. We offer subsidised free places for students, people on a low income, unemployed or those in receipt of benefit and Friends of GWL.