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Mara Menzies

Mara Menzies is passionate about bringing African stories to life. She grew up on the Kenyan coast, daughter of a Scottish father and Kenyan mother. She delights in sharing tales with a variety of audiences and her stories range from traditional folklore to stories based on historical characters, such as Kenyan freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi. She is keen to keep up the oral tradition of African storytelling in Scotland and to find audiences with whom she can share the wonders of Africa through the spoken word.

Find out more about Mara on her personal website or on Scotland’s Storytelling Directory