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Backstories – Quinns Rocks

Saturday March 20, 2021
16:30 - 18:30

Backstories is a multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Perth and beyond. Spend a lazy afternoon with friends and family in the comfort of your neighbour’s backyard and enjoy hearing from two trained storytellers. Bring a picnic, something to sit on, and put your mingling hat on, it’s going to be a rippa arvo.

Our Quinns Rocks location features storytellers Brigitte Underwood-Legeron and Garick Lee, facilitated by Colin Archibald. With music by Lucas Jones.


Bring your own snacks, drinks, or even a picnic dinner. If you’d like to be comfortable, bring a picnic blanket or fold-out chairs.


Please note that although this is a FREE event, RSVP is essential. The exact location of this event will be emailed to ticket holders on Thursday 18 March. Please check your junk mail as our emails often find their way into spam/junk.


Backstories is located in residential backyards and so we cannot guarantee that all backyards will meet your access needs. We would like to make Backstories accessible to as many people as possible and encourage you to get in contact by phone or email to discuss your access needs. If you require an AUSLAN interpreter, please contact us by 19 February on (08) 9328 1442 or info@centreforstories.com


Backstories would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors Lotterywest, DLGSC, and Centre for Stories Founders Circle.

Follow Backstories on Instagram @backstoriesperth


Backstories - Quinns Rocks

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Brigitte Underwood-Legeron

Brigitte Underwood–Legeron is a Creole from the Seychelles. She has been living in Perth for the past 14 years. She is a writer, dancer (sega, samba no pe, dances of the orixas) and Brazilian percussionist in an all female band. She is currently training online in Afro-Brazilian dance techniques with her dance masters in Brazil. Her story is about dancing through covid to push herself and to discover new possibilities.

Garick Lee

Garick Lee is an international development worker that works on programs in developing countries to address energy poverty and inequality. He grew up in Australia and in his spare time loves to dance, sing, learn, and grow as a human being. His story is about tackling his debilitating social anxiety after a family tragedy forces him to confront himself and his life. 

Colin Archibald

Colin was born to migrant parents from Jamaica, and spent his formative years in London. He has been living in Perth for the past 14 years, where he supports businesses to retain, support, and empower employees from culturally diverse backgrounds through his consultancy, Eleven Consulting. He also works for the Education Department as a youth support worker at a local high school. 

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