The Dickens Project 2019: Carol Week in Second Life

The Dickens Project 2019: the Museum of Dickens Projects Past, the Dickens Library and the Listening Room

It’s time to highlight another week of storytelling in Voice by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library. As always, all times SLT, and this week’s events are all held at The Dickens Project, where Monday through Friday form Carol Week, in which the entire tale of A Christmas Carol is told over successive days at times suitable for most audiences.. What’s more, this year presents a special additional presentation of two parts of the tale featuring a very special guest!

Sunday, December 15th

  • 11:30 – Wald Schridde, Live from Dickens Square:  Wald plays a selection of folks songs and music from the British Isles that could have been familiar to those in Dickens’ time.
  • 13:00 – Tea-time with Charles Dickens in Dickens Square: VT Torvalar, Da5id Abbot, and Caledonia Skytower present selections from Little Dorrit, Oliver Twist and the short story The Poor Relation.
  • 14:00-16:00 Fantasy Faire Radio Presents Rock from Dickens Square: DJ Elrik Merlin spins classic rock-n-roll from both sides of the Atlantic.

Carol Week, December 16th-20th

  • Monday, December 16th – Stave One: Marley’s Ghost:
    • 14:00: VT Torvalar, Da5id Abbot, and Caledonia Skytower.
    • 19:00: Aoife Lorefield, Corwyn Allen, and Kayden Oconnell.
  • Tuesday, December 17th –Stave Two – The First of Three Spirits:
    • 14:00: Dubhna Rhiadra, Corwyn Allen, and Faerie Maven-Pralou.
    • 19:00: Corwyn Allen, Gloriana Maertens, and Caledonia Skytower.
  • Wednesday, December 18th: Stave Three – The Second of Three Spirits:

    • 14:00: Aoife Lorefield, Da5id Abbot, and Dubhna Rhiadra.
    • 19:00: Kayden Oconnell, Gloriana Maertens, and Caledonia Skytower.
  • Thursday, December 19th: Staves Four & Five – The Last of the Spirits & The End of It:

    • 14:00: Aoife Lorefield, Da5id Abbot, and Dubhna Rhiadra.
    • 15:00: Kayden Oconnell, Gloriana Maertens, and Caledonia Skytower.
  • Friday, December 20th: Special Encore  of The Last of the Spirits & The End of It:
    • 12:45: the WOOTMAS cheer of the Raglan Shire Carollers.
    • 13:00: Aoife Lorefield, Caledonia Skytower, and special guest Patch Linden.
    • 18:30: Misfit Dance & Performance Arts SL present A Very Misfit Christmas.

Saturday, December 21st

  • 10:00: The Community Virtual Library hosts a Resource Centre tour for The Science Circle.
  • 11:00: Misfit Dance & Performance Arts SL present A Very Misfit Christmas.
  • 13:45: The WOOTMAS cheer of the Raglan Shire Carollers at the Opera House.
  • 14:00-16:00: Fezziwig’s Ball at the Opera House with DJ Dano Bookmite.

Sunday, December 22nd

  • 11:00: Wald Schridde Live at The Dickens Project.
  • 12:00-15:30 – THE BIG READ – all five staves of A Christmas Carol in a single sitting!

Please check with the Seanchai Library’s blog for updates and for additions or changes to the week’s schedule.