Summer Storytelling Update

Well the past 15 months have been quite a journey. As we gradually open up the country and open ourselves up to the world out there, I thought I would share my up and coming story telling dates.

Over the May bank holiday, I went to Haremoon Storytelling Camp in a wood in Cambridgeshire and spent time with a small group of storytellers and story listeners. It was a lovely way to get back into live storytelling, having spent 15 months telling stories, mainly on Zoom.

31st May-4th June; Some of you may know that as part of my working life, I am a part time Bushcraft Instructor. As such I help run week long, day bushcamps for children. When doing so, I also run a daily Storytelling Workshop with the children. (Private event)

21st-25th June; A week of daily Storytelling Workshops.as part of a week long Bushcamp, in Surrey. (Private event)

3rd July; Storytelling at a Summer Festival for Tipi Woods Alt Ed Learning Community. (private event)

3rd July; Evening Camp Fire Storytelling for, Into The Wild Festivals, “Wild Weekends”. If you are interested, check out their website at www.in2wild.com or their Facebook page at Into The Wild Festivals.

13th July; Mencap, back to my regular teenage group at Mencap (Online) for some Summer Stories.

15th July; I will be a special guest along with 4 other fantastic storytellers for an evening ‘Online’ at “Summer Shananigans”, it is being put together by Hannah Need of  “The Storyteller of Southfields”. for more details go to hannah’s website at www.hannahneed.co.uk (Open to all)

16th & 17th July; Evening Camp Fire Storytelling for, Into The Wild Festivals, “Wild Weekends”. If you are interested, check out their website at www.in2wild.com or their Facebook page at Into The Wild Festivals,

21st July; I will be telling a story live at Woodbridge Storytelling club Tales’n’Tunes, in Suffolk.

22nd July; Mencap, Adult service users tonight, for more Summer Stories (Online).

23rd july; World Storytelling Cafe, at 6pm GMT, FREE to all. I will be telling Pirate stories along with two other established storytellers.

24th-31st July;  ‘Rootstock Family Camp’, A week long family camp in a wood in Cambridgeshire. I will be running storytelling workshops every day and running a storytelling circle every evening. There will also be many other activites on offer Nature Art, Bushcraft, Dance, Singing, Games and many other activities for children or adults, all outdoors. It is run by a very established group of people. If you are interested in a friendly Family Camp, check out their Facebook page at, Rootstock2021. 

August; Is going to be a very busy month for me. Throughout all of August I will be running weekday Storytelling Workshops at Big Hat Bushcamp, where I am also assistant Bushcraft Instructor. (Private event)

1st August; Chelmsford City Festival. For the forth year I have been asked back, to tell stories for family audiences throughout the day in the City Centre. Catch me there, I will be wearing something very bright and colourful.

6th & 7th August; Evening Camp Fire Storytelling for, Into The Wild Festivals, “Wild Weekends”. If you are interested, check out their website at www.in2wild.com or their Facebook page at Into The Wild Festivals.

20th-22nd August; Folk East Festival, Suffolk. For the forth year running, I will be one of the Storytellers.

29th August; Essex Book Festival at Cressing Temple Barns. I will be telling stories all day along with four colleagues. Find us in the magical storytelling tents. (Open to the public).

4th & 5th September; Evening Camp Fire Storytelling for, Into The Wild Festivals, “Wild Weekends”. If you are interested, check out their website at www.in2wild.com or their Facebook page at Into The Wild Festivals.

I wonder what delights the Autumn will hold ?