Performing Arts Storytelling in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Performing Arts Storytelling

Cat Weatherill

Successful storyteller Cat showcases her services for adults and children and a variety of different types of events. She also offers workshops and narrative consultancy services.

Crick Crack Club

Performance storytelling promoter and programmer. Details their services to both storytellers and commissioners and provides an archive of audio performances, links to recommended tellers and a downloadable education pack for using storytelling in the classroom.

Dominic Kelly

A contemporary performance storyteller based in Lancaster and Stockholm. Includes a profile, performance diary, details of his work in schools, and contacts.

Flying Donkeys

A storytelling club in Derby, promoting the traditional art in the city and Derbyshire; with details of events and their regular story circles, and contacts.

The George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling at the University of Glamorgan

Promotes, teaches, and researches storytelling in all its forms, named after a local socialist and oral history pioneer. Includes news, events, study opportunities, and publications.

Grampian Association of Storytellers

Provides a newsletter and membership information for this group of professional storytellers.

Hand and Word

Aberdeenshire-based storyteller, P D Brown; specialises in the myths, legends and sagas of peoples who settled the British Isles in the distant past. Describes his services and repertoire, and includes details of his recordings.

Hugh Lupton

A professional storyteller; includes his biography, events diary, reviews, and examples of his storytelling.

Kevin Walker - Storyteller

A guide to his world of storytelling, and his work in schools, performances at festivals, clubs and weddings, and workshops; with booking contacts.

Kindandgenerous Productions

Official website of Adrian Johnson, storyteller and poet; includes a profile, with information about his work and appearances.

London Centre for International Storytelling

A charity that runs the The Crick Crack Club, and promotes performance storytelling in London and beyond; includes details of projects and contacts.

The Midnight Storytellers - Chloe

A storyteller with an extensive repertoire for performance, workshops, festivals, and corporate events; with FAQ, contacts, events diary, and news.

Myth Stories

A museum of myth, fable and storytelling, located in Shropshire. Contains information about the museum's collections, activities and events, plus extensive educational resources.

Peas in a Pod

Offers storytelling sessions to schools, nurseries, toddler groups, festivals and children's parties. Includes a profile and contacts.

Raven Tales

Professional storytellers offer details of their workshops, shows and puppetry work, with video clips and news.

School of Storytelling

Offers information on course dates, with testimonials and photo gallery.

Scottish Storytelling Centre

Based in Edinburgh, and established to support and promote the art of live oral storytelling. Includes their programme of events and workshops, facilities, and their annual festival.

Shaggy Dog Storytellers

A Hebden Bridge club that holds regular nights with invited storytellers and other events, and trains storytellers.

Shonaleigh

A drut'syla, or storyteller in the Jewish tradition; includes her biography, performance diary, details of workshops and education/community projects, and contacts.

Society for Storytelling

Formed to support and promote this ancient traditional art form; includes details of National Storytelling Week, a directory of professional storytellers, and background materials.

Surrey StoryTellers Guild

Promotes the art of storytelling for adults, young people and children throughout the county; includes events, meetings and workshops, links to resources, and contacts.

Taffy Thomas

An English storyteller with an extensive repertoire drawn mainly from traditional oral sources; includes a profile, details of workshops, tours and events, and his programmes for schools.

Tim Sheppard's Storytelling Resources for Storytellers

Features a storytelling FAQ for professionals, plus articles on the craft of storytelling and details of training available.

Traditional Arts Team: Storytelling

Features details of the Storytelling Cafe, which is aimed at adults and runs in venues across the Midlands; also provides information on the Young Storyteller of the Year competition and storytelling training.

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