Nourish the Us-ness

Thursday 25 February

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Nourish the Us-ness

Join storyteller Cath Little and poet Susan Richardson for an exciting new collaborative performance themed around human-animal metamorphosis. The performance will draw on myths and fairytales from a wide range of different cultures, from Celtic to Native American to Norse, as well as on the process of shamanic journeying and trance dance. Meet a lion-man, a daughter who transforms into a deer, and hear the watery whooshes of a Celtic seal-woman as Cath and Susan word-dance from skin to skin, exploring both our intimacy with, and alienation from, our animal selves.

Susan Richardson is a poet, performer and educator whose third collection, skindancing, was recently published by Cinnamon Press. She is currently poet-in-residence with the Marine Conservation Society. Susan has performed at literary and environmental festivals throughout the UK, for organisations such as WWF and Friends of the Earth, on BBC 2, and at Universities both nationally and internationally. She has also been a regular performer on BBC Radio 4 while resident poet on Saturday Live.www.susanrichardsonwriter.co.uk   

Cath Little is a Storyteller and Singer www.cathlittle.co.uk

Image: Pat Gregory

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