At the Telling Tales Festival, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

On Saturday 30th July, I ran “Shakespearean Story Madness” at the Globe Theatre in Southwark as part of their “Telling Tales Festival.” My brief was to create a workshop suitable for visually-impaired children where they could create a new story together which related to Shakespeare’s work. I spent days thinking my way through the plots of […]

Shakespearean Story Madness at the Telling Tales Festival, London

I’m really excited – building on my successful workshop at the Imagine Children’s Festival, I will be at Shakespeare’s Globe on Saturday 30th July, running a session at 2.15pm called Shakespearean Story Madness. This workshop is specifically for children who are visually impaired and who may have additional needs. What will it be? Well, Shakespeare knew his […]

FREE Storytelling Sessions at William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow

Of course, we all associate William Morris with fabrics, and if I say “African textiles” you’re probably already imagining rich colours and sophisticated designs. This Easter the beautiful William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow have invited me to tell African Folk Stories in connection with their current exhibition. Social Fabric – African Textiles Today explores the beautiful […]

Imagine Children’s Festival, Royal Festival Hall, London

On Monday morning, 15th Feb, at the Royal Festival Hall in London, I ran an hour long session for blind children and their siblings at the Imagine Festival. My brief was to involve the children in a highly interactive storymaking session. This would draw on previous work I’ve done in Norfolk with blind children on behalf […]