Xanthe Gresham Knight - International Storyteller

The following films have been made by Xanthe Gresham Knight, (www.xanthegresham.co.uk) who is an international storyteller based in Seaford with sound editing by Nigel Chorley for Len Fisher's Community People with the support of Seahaven FM and The Chalk Cliff Trust.

Hedgerow Goddess 1: Plants as Sentient Beings and Wine Making:

Vicky Radke and Tanja Ganga of www.theresilientlife.co.uk. Topics: The Language of Plants, 'The Nightingale and The Rose' and Making Hedgerow Wine.

Hedgerow Goddess 2:

Rosehip Syrup, Foraging, 'Sky' Storytelling and Foxes with Wendy Jones

Recycling Goddess 1: Treasure from Trash:

Interview with members of the Seaford Climate Hub at the 'Treasures from Trash' Exhibition.

International artists re-use waste to create art, artefacts and poetry.

Recycling Goddess 2: Y.E.S! Young Eco Storytellers:

Interview with local and International Youth Ambassadors for the United Nations Climate and Oceans. Tree planting, beach cleaning and the ripple effect of supporting women in the community.

The Blanket Mabs Made

Story about a Grandmother knitting one of those multi-coloured crochet blankets from recycled wool. With Hazel Showell.

Pearls Plants and People

A Pearl farm in the UAE and how desert plants compare with plants on the downs. With Italian storyteller Paola Balbi.

Imogen Makepeace and John Somerville explain how to make compost and Xanthe Gresham Knight tells 'The Magical Stag of Sussex.'

Neville 20 30 event Lewes

The Neville Estate 20 - 30 Event - Featuring Cargo Bikes, Pensions, Bank Accounts, Miniature Solar Cars, Animation, Insulation, Repairing Textiles, Repair Cafes, The Library of Things, Ovesco Energy Saving and a Climate - Ometer.

Quarry Garden - Piddingoe

A unique Quarry Garden has been created by Diana Stevenson in Piddinghoe. Diana and the gardener, Martin Baldock of Aviemore Gardens, talk about how to work with a garden that only has two hours of sunshine a day.

'The Dancing Shoes' - Folktale with May Morning Dancing, Lewes

Talking Morris Dancing


Special thanks to Seaford and Lewes Climate Hubs, United Nations Climate and Oceans, Raccontamiunastoria, The British Council of the UAE, The Winterbourne Morris, The Knots of May and The Long Man Morris Men, Sussex.

Personal thanks to Wendy Jones, Tanya Ganga, Vicky Radke, Hazel Showell, Keith Oldham, Dinah Morgan, Diana Stevenson, James Meek, Benson Daud Sophiya P, Paola Balbi, all the volunteers at Treasures from Trash and the Neville 20 30 event, Dave Johns, Lisa Walker.


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