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Stuart Murdoch to give talk at launch of our new resource

March 14, 2016

Musician, writer and filmmaker Stuart Murdoch is to be a guest speaker at the launch of our new guide to living with M.E., which has been informed by the experiences of people with M.E. and their carers.

Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of Belle and Sebastian, will be talking about his own experiences of living with M.E. at the event, which will be held from 7pm to 9pm at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh (43-45 High Street, EH1 1SR), on Wednesday 23 March 2016.

The event will also feature participants from our Scottish Storytelling Project, who will share their own stories of living with the illness

These will be followed by an interactive Q&A session chaired by Blythe Robertson (Scottish Government) and including healthcare professionals. The evening will end with a reception providing the opportunity to talk to participants and share experiences. There is no charge to attend the evening event and reception.

The new guide to living with M.E. will be available as a PDF on our website and also as a physical paper copy.

We are also holding an afternoon Story-Sharing Workshop on the same day from 2pm to 4.30pm. Participants will be able to share their M.E. self-management experience and the workshop is open to anyone wanting to know more about managing the illness or who just wants to share their own story. Participation in the workshop costs £8 (£6 conc.).

To register for the evening event or workshop call 0131 556 9579 (open 10am-6pm Mon-Sat) or book online (Nb. a £1 fee applies to online and phone bookings).

Tickets can also be booked in person at the Storytelling Centre Box office.

Places at both the workshop and evening event are limited so we advise early booking to avoid disappointment.