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Cruinniu na nOg
15th June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cruinniu na nOg is a free day of creativity organized by Creative Ireland in association with Kerry County Council. Listowel will host a day long programme of events as part of Cruinniu na nOg 2019 on Saturday June 15th. The following events will take place at Kerry Writers’ Museum:
FIGHTING WORDS CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Children aged 8 to 11 years are invited to our free fun-filled story workshop to discover the power of their own imagination, create a story and write their first ‘book’. We will help you develop your inner writer!
Maximum 25 participants
10 am to 12 noon
Join storyteller Godfrey for a morning of tales of mystery and magic.
Maximum: 15 participants
Suitable for children aged 4 to 7 years.
11 am to 12 noon
Godfrey Coppinger is a five-year-old cleverly disguised as a little old lady. She is a life-long doodler, scribbler, and storyteller. She loves to sing songs. make music, and dance. Godfrey looks funny when she dances, but she doesn’t care.
Godfrey lives in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland, with a leprechaun, a fancy dog, and a retired pirate. She tells stories regularly at the Kerry County Library and works with Fighting Words, (fightingwords.ie) a creative writing program that helps students of all ages develop their writing skills and explore their love of writing.
She regularly walks the streets of Listowel, searching for new adventures and new friends. Godfrey has never ridden a horse or an elephant, but both are on her bucket list.
She is variously known as The Frog Queen of the San Joaquin, Woman-Who-Runs-With-Lizards, and Teacher Goofball.
Godfrey is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, The National Storytelling Network, and the Fresno Folklore Society.