I have provided storytelling at a wide and diverse range of places such as:
Donate4Refugees, at The Thenga Café in Kings Cross, London. I was invited to be part of a company of storytellers, telling ‘World Tales’
Invited Storytelling Guest for ‘Woodlife Trails’ a bush craft company working out of Hatfield Forest, a National Trust forest. We sat in the evenings around a camp fire as I told stories.
Invited Special Guest storyteller, telling a set of countryside folk tales at ‘Othersyde’ Cambridge, a Storytelling, Spoken Word and Singing venue.
Chelmsford ‘Ignite’, attended a Storytelling Symposium.
Leeds Literature Festival; ‘Leeds Storytelling Takeover’. A weekend dedicated to Oral Storytelling.
World Book Day, telling Oral stories to school children, in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes, at John Ray Infants School, Braintree, Essex.
Essex Book Festival, telling Oral Pirate and Sea stories on-board, the ex-Pirate Radio Caroline ship, docked in Harwich.
London Dreamtime Story Circle. Telling a Moon story on a full ‘Snow Moon’, evening.
Chelmsford storytelling club that I run, Tall Tales & Short Stories, Viking, Celtic and Saxon stories.
Charity Event, Family Storytelling at ‘Ruby Riot’ for Ruby, an 8 year old girl with Retts Syndrome.
‘Tipi Woods’ Forest School Group.
Palace Theatre, Southend. ‘Festival of Stories’ A day of multiple storytelling performances as part of National Storytelling Week.
Mencap; Scottish Folk & Fairy Tales for Burns Day, for an adolescent support group.
Mencap; Adult support group, Scottish Folk & Fairy Tales, on Burns night.
Christ Church Infants School, Brick Lane, London. All day Storytelling at the school.
Holywells Park, Ipswich. Wassailing Apple tree celebration stories.
HMP Prison Chelmsford. Family Storytelling (2nd time) in the family waiting area.
Chelmsford City Council. Art and Culture Collective, end of year celebration with some Winter Stories.
Russian Folk tales at a child with Russian heritage, birthday party.
Southend-on-Sea, charity evening, raising money for a Mental Health Charity.
Chelmsford Storytelling Club, my own evening that I organise and run for storytellers and listeners.
Children’s Refugee Charity, ‘Donate4Refugees’, Storytelling event, Kings Cross, London.
Tipi Wood, Self Directed Learning Community, mini Family Festival.
Mencap Chelmsford, Adult group, requested Robin Hood themed stories.
Mencap Chelmsford, Adolescent group, requested Robin Hood themed stories.
Chelmsford Ideas Festival, Cultural Community Tea Party, in the Library, telling family tales all day.
Chelmsford Ideas Festival, Storytelling at a Children’s award ceremony for a Peace Poetry Competion.
HMP Prison Chelmsford. Family storytelling, prior to family visits. Collaborating with Essex Book Festival 2018
Emmerson College, Forest Row, Sussex. Telling stories as part of a Ceilidh evening.
Highwood Primary School, Halloween Party.
Essex Poetry Festival 2018, reading three of my own poem’s.
Moulsham Lodge Cub Pack, Chelmsford. Storytelling, preparing them to work on their very own stories, for a writing competition.
Leigh-on-Sea, ‘Ten Green Bottles’, music and spoken word evening.
Self Directed Learning Community, Tipi Woods, Essex. Oral Storytelling for children.
Woodbridge Storytelling Club ‘Tapas ‘n’ Tales.
Guest Storyteller at the ‘Bards Aloud’ storytelling club in Ipswich Suffolk.
Storytelling Workshop, delivering an all day workshop working with students at ‘Jump Start’ in Bury St Edmunds. In conjunction with ‘Suffolk Art Link’ a project working with adults who have a learning difficulty or disability. The project will culminate in the students eventually producing their own stories.
The ‘Ufford Arts Festival’, Ufford Suffolk. A one hour family storytelling session.
‘Ufford Arts Festival’. A two hour adult storytelling, shared with an acoustic singer. Alternating story and song.
‘Maldon Oyster Festival’, all day Family Storytelling, with a Sea & Pirate theme.
‘Tipi Woods’ (Forest School) Storytelling for a family group in the woods.
Braintree Pagan Moot, contributing stories to a storytelling evening for the club.
‘Into The Wild’ Summer Festival 2018. 4 days of Storytelling & co-hosting the spoken word stage, for the 3rd time.
‘Folk East’ Festival in Suffolk. 3 days of Storytelling, 3 times a day, for the 2nd year running.
‘Beside The Seaside Festival’ 2018, Storytelling out of a Beach Hut, Dovercourt, Essex.
Harlequin Fayre 2018, back for a 2nd year, 3 days of Storytelling and MC’ing, Norfolk.
‘Kenya In The Park’, walkabout Storytelling at, “The largest Kenyan Festival in Europe”.
Kingsfleet Primary School, Felixstowe, Suffolk. Pirate stories and songs for the 5-7 yr old children
‘Jimmy’s Festival’ 2018. 2nd year running, Family storytelling at the festival.
‘Root Camp’ A residential cooking camp for teenagers, in Suffolk. Week 2 students.
‘Voice Box’ spoken word/music event at ‘Twenty One’, Southend-on-Sea. I perform here every month.
‘Root Camp’ A residential cooking camp for teenagers in Suffolk. Week 1 students.
Oakland’s Museum Park, Chelmsford, ‘Cultural Day’, providing family Storytelling for the whole day.
Chelmsford Art & Culture Festival 2018, I was commissioned to curate 9 days of Storytelling and Storytellers across Chelmsford.
National Trust, Summer Fayre, Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds Suffolk, my 2nd Fayre for them.
East Anglian Storytelling Festival 2018, my 3rd year.
Barking Folk Festival 2018, back for a 2nd year, 2 days of Family Storytelling.
Amsterdam Storytelling club, invited to perform a ‘real life’ story that I crafted.
Dutch International Storytelling Centre in Den Haag, invited to perform a ‘real life’ story that I crafted.
‘Calder Bookshop Theatre’, Waterloo, London. Invited storytelling guest for a Charity fund raising event.
‘BIG KID Foundation’ Creating and providing a Storytelling workshop and performance for Young People deemed ‘at risk’.
Brentwood Prep School, My 2nd year running, giving a Storytelling performance as part of the children’s ‘enrichment day’.
‘Roots Gathering’ Festival, Kent. Performing a specially commissioned Story that I wrote and performed for the festival finale.
‘Support 4 Sight’ Chelmsford, a charity working with people with a sight impairment, a Storytelling performance.
‘Spring Wood’ May Day Celebration, Ipswich. family storytelling for the 2nd year running.
‘Beltane Festival’ 3 days Storytelling & co-hosting for ‘Into The Wild’ festival organisation. My 2nd event for them.
‘The Green Room’ at Ten Green Bottles Café/Bar, Spoken Word and Music night. Leigh-on-Sea.
‘Support 4 Sight’, Braintree, a charity working with visually impaired people. Storytelling in their Braintree club.
St Marys Primary School, Woodham Ferrers. Essex. Oral Storytelling, for World Book Day
BUPA The Lodge Nursing Home, Hatfield Peveral. Essex. A Family Day Storytelling.
Gateway Club for teenagers with learning disabilities, Folk Tales and Fairy Tales, for National Storytelling Week.
Mencap, an evening telling Folk & Fairy tales to adult service user’s, for National Storytelling Week.
Guest Storyteller at 21 The Parade, an evening of Oral Storytelling, poetry and song, for National Storytelling Week.
Guest Storyteller at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, children’s stories as part of National Storytelling Week.
Cambridge Storytelling Club, as part of a troupe, telling real life ‘Ancestor Stories’. Cambridge.
Woodbridge Storytelling Club event. Woodbridge Suffolk. 2018
‘Winter Folk & Fairy Tales’ Chelmsford. An event that I organised and ran, with the support of 6 other Storytellers).
Spoken Word event, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.
Halsway Manor, National Centre for Folk Art, Storytelling Weekend. Somerset.
‘Pint of Tales’ Storytelling event in Southend-on-Sea.
National Trust ‘Wood and Craft Fair’ 2017 at Ickworth House in Suffolk. 2 days family storytelling.
Spoken Word event, Palace Hotel, Southend-on-Sea.
Woodbridge Suffolk, Storytelling event, ‘Tapas and Tales’.
‘ArtSeaMusic Festival 2017’ Family storytelling, Wivenhoe, Essex.
Special Guest, ‘Into The Wild Summer Festival 2017’ in Kent. 3 Days of storytelling.
‘Folk East 2017’ Storytelling for 3 days, at Glemham Hall, Suffolk.
‘One World Garden’, Hylands House, Chelmsford. A storytelling special event for the service users of Mencap.
Special Guest, ‘The Estuary Fringe Festival 2017’. Southend-on-Sea.
‘Mencap’ day centre, telling Thai folk tales to inspire service users, for their Thai shadow puppet workshop that followed.
‘Harlequin Fayre 2017’ 3 days Storytelling in Norfolk.
‘Jimmy’s Festival 2017’ 2 days Storytelling in the ‘Wonderwood’ at ‘Jimmy’s Farm’ in Suffolk.
‘The East Anglian Storytelling Festival 2017’ 3 days Storytelling in Norfolk.
‘Refugee Week’ and ‘Ancestor Stories’ at St Ethelburga’s, Centre for Peace, Bishopsgate, London.
‘Barking Folk Festival’ 2016, family storytelling for 2 days.
Leigh-on-Sea Storytelling event.
Brentwood Prep School. All day Storytelling, as part of a school ‘Enrichment Day’.
Storytelling at a 6 day Bushcamp/Nature Experience with adolescent’s, in Staines, Surry.
Storytelling at a 2 day Bushcamp/Nature Workshop as a teaching aid for Teacher’s, in Staines, Surry.
‘Spring Wood’ May Day 2017 open wood event, Storytelling in Spring Wood, Ipswich.
Guest Storyteller, For the children’s Refugee charity ‘Safe Passage’, at an Arts event in Southend-on-Sea.
‘Winterfest’ 2016, Arts event in Brightlingsea.
Woodcroft Nursery School, Chelmsford
‘The Skip Garden’, Kings Cross, London for a Children’s Birthday Party,in a Yurt
Poetree Walks Suffolk
Special Guest, Storyteller, ‘CompassFest 2016′ Compass’ Inn Suffolk.
Special Guest, Storyteller, ‘Spill Festival 2016’ Ipswich.
Adolescent Mental Health Hospital, Storytelling and a Storytelling Workshop.
Chelmsford Storytelling and Spoken word bi-monthly event.
‘Hare Moon’ storytelling festival 2016
Blackmore Folk club Essex
More Winter Tales and Spoken Word Festival
Bards Aloud Storytelling club Ipswich
The Fold, Essex Storytelling club
Sussex Storytelling club
Kings Cross, London, Storytelling club
East Anglian Storytelling Festival 2016
Hatfield Peveral Childminders Summer Party.
Telling stories as part of an Outdoor Nature Based Project with year 7 boys, for an Essex School.
v Suffolk Poetry and Storytelling Club
Emerson College Sussex
Ashdown Preparatory School Forest Row Sussex
Steiner Pre-school Forest Row Sussex
Guest Storyteller, for 270 children at ‘Chatham Green Project’ Farm and Countryside Day
‘Blooming Moulsham’ Child-minding after school group
‘The Wilderness Foundation’ adolescent ‘Out There’ programme
A Street Party celebration for the Queen’s 90th birthday
Children’s ‘Bushcraft Holiday Club’ in Thaxted, Essex.
Groups in my home
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