Our 100th artist is a world-renowned teller who has won awards around the globe

Start time: July 26, 2020 6:00 pm BST

Liz Weir is one of the most influential people in the storytelling revival. As well as being a master storyteller, she is a mentor to young talent and hosts regular barn sessions from her home in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

She was the first winner of the International Story Bridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, USA, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling”.

She has told her stories to people of all ages on five continents - from pubs and prisons and hospital rooms to the stages of the mighty Vanderbilt Hall of New York’s Grand Central Station and in London's Royal Albert Hall.