Recently: An appearance on BBC TV News– performing The Snow Queen and discussing fairytales… curating & hosting an afternoon of storytelling with Guy Garvey for Meltdown at the Southbank Centre …a late night visit to Brompton Cemetery Time Machine, fairytales at Sadler’s Wells… “UnRipped” about the women of the 1888 Whitechapel Murders, Royal College of Music summer school…
Coming up: “Boxes of Dreams” at the V&A… Magic Lantern stories for the Florence Nightingale Museum… off to Italy for “Fairies of the Flour” at International Storytelling Festival in Ispra… “into the Greenwood” secret storytelling after dark…. family tales aboard the Cutty Sark… loads of visits to literary festivals across the UK this Autumn with Harper Collins and Walker Books… “Old Magic”: music and stories on ancient barrows and windswept hills at midwinter.
Read/listen: Click to hear a storytelling project for Selfridges. My blog about storytelling in schools for the National Literacy Trust. Podcast about storytelling and London’s Heygate Estate for the Londonist. Interactive ghost walking tour for the Guardian. The Thinker’s Garden wrote about us here. Interview in The Simple Things.
previously… family stories for Royal Academy of Arts, ‘Other Worlds after Dark‘ for adults at the British Academy of Arts and Sciences…’Queen Caroline’s Garden Party‘ for Kensington Palace… Various with National Geographic…a special birthday commission for the Unicorn Theatre… creating new KS1 workshops for Thames21…ten days of fairytales in an isolated Italian castle, and much, much more.