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Amanda Edmiston
Works at South Seeds
Attended The Scottish School of Herbal Medicine
Lived in Glasgow
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wrote this a while back late one night and not sure I ever posted it so…..
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Apologies for shameless overexcitement and self promotion ; ) …..thank you very very much to the people who nominated me…I have a small favour to ask …please please can you vote for me…have rather wonderfully been nominated for 'most outstanding newcomer' at british awards for storytelling excellence, which is very very lovely….but i need lots and lots of votes ;) , please also get partners, friends, family budgie etc to vote for me….heehee thank you xxxx http://www.storyawards.org.uk/poll/outstanding-newcomer-2012
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Blog, cake recipe, storylinks and video clips, its like a sit down with a cup of tea….elderflower of course, please share, comment and pass it on if you enjoy it…Many thanks x
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The books out! 
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datura, pms, acupuncture, zuni legends and wolves……one of those days!
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Professional storyteller and former student of herbal medicine Amanda Edmiston www.botanicafabula.storytelling co.uk tells multisensory stories for children of all ages £5 per child (accompanied adults go free!)
Scetsational stories and Tasty tales
Fri, July 13, 2012, 6:00 AM
Wholeoods Market Giffnock

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My latest blog entry…and details of the upcoming herbal story walk: Tickets from www.botanicafabula.co.uk events page, leaving from Glasgow botanics: kibble palace at 11am Saturday 2nd June
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Occupation
freelance storyteller,specialising in stories which include the role and uses of plants in traditional culture as part of dynamic compelling tales, told with multisensory props and illustrative gesture.
Employment
  • South Seeds
    Storyteller for community gardens and climate change, present
  • The Scottish ballet
    Storyteller on film for education dept, present
  • The Hidden Gardens, Glasgow
    Herbal Storyteller, present
  • Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh
    TIny Tales, present
  • Edinburgh Science festival
    storyteller, 2012 - 2012
  • Dancehouse, Glasgow
    Creative movement teacher for mini movers and Boogie babies, 2011 - 2011
  • Chelsea Physic Garden
    storyteller, 2011 - 2011
  • Centre for Human Ecolog
    storyteller, 2011
Places
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Previously
Glasgow - London - York - Aberdeen - Bristol - Newcastle - Darlington
Story
Tagline
Freelance Storyteller, Botanica Fabula: Herbs, Movement and Grand Drama
Introduction
A dyed in the wool storyteller; Mandy has unravelled a pair of her grannies infamous knitted trousers and with the help of her mothers infamous storytelling needles has up cycled a patchwork life of herbal medicine, movement and grand drama to spin yarns of vital plants and felted wool heroines...” 
Bragging rights
'Dont dream under the Tamarind tree' Storytelling at Chelsea Physic Gardens August 'Spice Weekend', Won a scholarship to study Native American art and culture at The University of Santa Fe
Education
  • The Scottish School of Herbal Medicine
    Herbal Medicine
  • University of Northumbria
    Law
  • University of Santa Fe
    native American art and culture
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Gender
Female