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June 29 Tales for the Telling: The Story of Isobel Gunn


Tales for the Telling

Storytelling for Adults

The Story of Isobel Gunn


Deborah Dunleavy

International, Award-winning
Wednesday, June 29
(Note:  Change of day
from our usual Fridays)
7:30 p.m.
(doors open at 7:00 p.m.)

McMillan Arts Centre
133 McMillan Street, Parksville, B.C.
Tickets:  $12.00
($10 for Arts Centre members)
   The year is 1805.  A young Orkney lass disguises herself as a boy. The Hudson Bay Company hires the "boy."  Their destination - Rupert's Land.
   This grueling adventure is brought to life by international storyteller Deborah Dunleavy who takes on the role of Isobel Gunn in the years between 1805 and 1808, and in the final days of her life sixty years later. The story unfolds  as an epic story crafted by Dunleavy and set to orchestrated music by composer Howard Alexander.
Tickets may be purchased on-line from by clicking this link
from the McMillan Arts Centre
Tuesday through Saturday,
10 am to 4 pm
Tickets may also be purchased using a credit by calling the McMillan Arts Centre at 250-248-8185) or on-line at

Storytelling evenings are very popular and people are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance. 
All remaining tickets will be available at the door.
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