Festival Schedule

March 3 - Storytelling at the Gladstone Hotel

A full day of adult storytelling with a stellar program of ambitious and adventurous stories by our adept and admirable storytellers.

March 2-17 - Storyfire Events

Storyfire: independent events highlighting creative diversity in self-produced shows, workshops, and gatherings in venues across the city.  

March 18-22 - Festival Week

This week includes international, national, and local tellers. Our festival theme this year is “Stories told eye to eye, mind to mind, heart to heart” (Scottish Traveller proverb). Featuring Scottish Traveller Jess Smith, traditional Seannachaidh Seoras Macpherson from the Isle of Skye, Donald Smith from Edinburgh, Festival Elder Ron Evans, UK storyteller Peter Chand and music producer PKCtheFirst, Louise Profeit-LeBlanc from the Nacho Nyak Dän First Nation in northern Yukon, Sharon Shorty from the Tlingit, Northern Tutchone and Norwegian people in southern Yukon, and many more.

March 20, 21, 22 - Storytellers’ Camp

Each day offers an in-depth exploration of traditional and contemporary expressions of storytelling for tellers both experienced and inexperienced. It’s an opportunity to drink deeply from the creative wellsprings that inspire our visiting tellers.

March 23 - SATURDAY STORYTELLING

A full day of wondrous and wonderful storytelling for all ages, taking place at the Artscape Wychwood Barns and Native Canadian Centre Toronto.

March 24 - TD STORYJAM AT THE TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY

A great day of family storytelling all day with local, national, and international storytellers. Folktales from around the world and storytelling activities all at the Toronto Reference Library. Free

March 24 - FESTIVAL FINALE

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