MARGARET is available for:

  • guest lectures
  • talks or workshops with literary groups
  • writers' workshops
  • historical/cultural societies
  • universities, colleges
  • schools (all ages)

Scottish folklore, culture and tradition

Topics include:

  • Traditional songs (e.g. "Work songs" /"Humour in Gaelic Song" etc.)
  • Emigration history, the Potato Famine in the Highlands
  • Traditional Medical lore and Old Wives Tales
  • The Folklore and Songs of Plants and Flowers
  • Celtic SpiritualityHomecoming Scotland
  • The Celtic Calendar and related customs and songs
  • Celtic Customs
  • Children’s folklore
  • Robert Burns (Immortal Memory, songs)
  • Sir Walter Scott—his life and ballad collecting
  • See also topics covered in her Books, Music and Publications.



Live Literature Scotland supports individuals and not-for-profit organization in every part of Scotland to host events or projects with writers, storytellers and illustrators.

Visit Live literature for Guidelines on how to apply for sponsorship.

Organisations may (and should) apply for sponsorship from the live Literature Scotland - Scottish Book Trust

visit Scottish Book Trust for more information on Margaret Bennett

also contact the

Scottish Storytelling Centre,
The Netherbow,
43-45 High Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1SR

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