18-03-11 is the final event of the 2017 VG PlayRoom Word-Arts Project (Surrey Cultural Grant) and the second Word-Arts Live! Series in partnership with Surrey Muse at Large. Virginia Gillespie as author offers a curated reading of her play LOSS with actors Celina Strachan and Corrie Mosier. She joins Poet Candice James and performer Harvey Ostroff followed by a discussion on the topic and celebration. 3:00 PM. Alexandra Hall, Crescent Beach, BC
via VirginiaGillespie – CandiceJames – HarveyOstroff with SanaJanjua & FauziaRafique at Word Arts LIVE ‘Ages & Stages’ – 11 March 2018
Beara Peninsula, Ireland
VG On The Move post about early experiences first impressions visiting Ireland.
via Irish Travel… a tale within a tale
LISTENING BOWL is a new VG PlayRoom verbal arts project connecting self, place and each other through rambles and art in nature, celebrations an discourse. Follow us @ListenngBowl
via Early Spring Feast 18-01-31
October 2016 Virginia Gillespie is designated one of four Surrey, BC Civic Treasures for contributions in word arts, arts advocacy and cultural development. The ceremony sponsored by Surrey Business and the Arts is held at the Surrey Art Gallery.
Link to video bio prepared for the event.
Link to Surrey Civic Treasures Page
VG ON THE MOVE TRAVEL JOURNAL What began as a 2013 travel journal about my Alban Pilgrimage to Scotland, Ireland and France to learn about my roots continues with travel stories, images, insights, and things that move me into new vistas physically and metaphysically.