Stepping into Story Lesley Dowding

Stony River Hotel April 12th-13th 2014.

Full registration $285.

Day Registration $65 Alchohol price is not included in either registration.

Tea and plunger coffee available free all day.

Lesley is a highly skilled workshop presenter. Working background Massey University adviser,literacy project facilitator presentor at International Reading AssocIation,President of Taranaki literacy assocation.Member of NZ story Guild. Current teacher.

This event is sponsored by NTAC North Taranaki Arts council.

Step into Story


9 am Arrival registration resource book. Room allocation.

9.30 Step into story introduction. What is story? Story stones from the Stony. How do we begin to craft a story.

10.30.Morning tea.

10.45.Weather permitting walk to the swing bridge. Story starters gather background for a story. Create a spark craft a story.


1.30. Lesley shares a story.

1.00 Resources where to go.

2.30 Who told the Grimm brothers a story.

3.30 Afternoon tea.

3.45 Share a story stone from the Stoney.

4.30. Finish. Village open to visitors.

7.00. Dinner followed by evening performance.


8.00 Breakfast for residents

9.30 The essence of story the ancient art.

10.30 Morning tea. Telling a 7min Tale. Coaching techniques.Sharing.


Cancellation fee applies 50% after 5 April 100% on weekend.