Past Events 

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Nellie McClung


Betty has given solo performances as Nellie McClung at the following events.

  • World Storytelling Day Concert

  • Heritage Park (Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women)

  • Didsbury Arts Festival

  • Storytellers of Canada Annual Conference

  • Calgary Retired Teachers’ Association Annual Conference

  • Shelf Life Books

  • Good Companions 50+ Club AGM

  • Give a F*ck a Political Art Show

“Wise and Wilful Women”


Betty has co-created and has performed in productions of “Wise and Wilful Women,” stories of  Mary Scot Widner (Mary Hays), Nellie McClung, Isabella Lougheed (Karen Gummo). 

Performances include the following events.

  • Alberta Culture Days

  • Calgary Historic Week

  • Jane’s Walk, Calgary

  • TALES Storytelling Festival, Edmonton

  • Shelf Life Books

  • Calgary Girls' School

  • Manor Village at Garrison Woods

Folktales and Folklore


Betty has performed programs of folktales, folksongs and folklore, solo and in collaboration with other tellers at the following events.

  • Edmonton Storytelling Festival

  • Lethbridge Storytelling Festival

  • Word Fest

  • Tellabration!

  • PaSu Farm

  • Shelf Life Books

  • Fluevog Shoes

  • Brownie, Beaver and Girls Guide events

  • Various schools, libraries and seniors’ homes

Betty has acted as Master of Ceremonies at the 2018 Canadian Storytelling Night, Canada 150: Tales from the Living Tree - Calgary

She has been often been a guest storyteller at the Storytelling class offered to Library Information Technology students at SAIT Polytechnic.