Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer from Northern Ireland. She was the first winner of the International Story Bridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, USA, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling”.
Liz's passion for storytelling takes her all over the world from Europe to America to Aisa and beyond. Along with her work as a storyteller and hostel owner, Liz also works with a number of organizations at home and abroad, including The Early Years Organisation in which she conveys important messages to children, such as anti-bullying, racism, respect for the elderly, and much more.
"Your unique talent,warmth,intelligence and dedication to peace made the Festival truly special. You made a huge impact herein helping people understand the significance of storytelling for peace-building. You are making an important impact on storytelling and the world. Thank you for your performances. I treasure my memory of them". Jessica Senehi, Winnipeg, USA, International Storytelling Festival