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The Voyage of St Brendan

By Marion Kenny & John Kenny

Join sibling duo Marion and John Kenny as they explore the legendary voyage of St Brendan and his monks into the unknown. Volcanoes, icebergs, sea monsters, strange beings, courage and spirituality all play a part in this ancient adventure story of St. Brendan. Known as ‘The Navigator’ he is widely believed to have sailed from Ireland to America hundreds of years before the Vikings and thousands of years before Columbus. Words and music will be woven together in a magical blend, featuring harps and the ancient Celtic Iron Age horns of the Deskford Carnyx from Scotland and the Loughnashade horn from Ireland.

Written and Performed by Marion Kenny and John Kenny. Filmed at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

Part of the Voyage Series - A Nation Shaped by the Sea

Over centuries, real and imaginary voyages have connected Scotland to other coastal countries, near and far. Some of the story treasures that arrived and departed with them are now presented in this special series of traditional storytelling events celebrating Scotland as a nation shaped by the sea. Specially developed for the SISF 2020 by Scottish based storytellers and musicians, the performances are presented as live from the Netherbow Theatre, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre or on location where the stories are set. Experience some of Scotland’s best storytellers and musicians in the flow as they shape these incredible tales.

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