Calendar

All events below.

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FREE “Our World” Storytelling Festival

Date: July 6, 2024
Time: 11am-4.30pm
Location: Southwark Park (Near Gomme Road gate) SE16

London Dreamtime bring joyful storytellers from around the world to Southwark Park- plus free crafts and music. #BSL interpreted

A free programme of storytelling and crafts for adults and kids of all ages. Join in with our world class storytellers who will be sharing uplifting tales from different continents and cultures. Kindly supported by Southwark Council. Artists include Usifu Jalloh (Sierra Leone), Diana Olutunmogun (UK), Lili Belle Shows (Portugal), Rez Kabir (Pakistan) Ivana Lindgren (Croatia) & “Elephant Tales” Crafts and welcome from Curious House of Stories. All info here- no need to book, just turn up.

FREE “Space for Storytelling”

Date: July 10, 2024
Time: 6.30-8.30

Free (crowdfunded) workshops. Crafting Longer Storytelling Shows (with Polis Loizou) all welcome. Tickets here.

FREE “Secret Garden Stories” at St John Waterloo.

Date: July 13, 2024
Time: 7.30pm
Location: St John's Waterloo Garden SE1.

Part of the Waterloo Festival. A free London Dreamtime event hosted by Emily Hanna and Aaron Oliver. Free ticket here! Dani Cullen, James Canvin, Diana Redgrave, Vilhelmina Hellberg Moberg and Ed Finch.

FREE “Space for storytelling”

Date: August 14, 2024

Free (crowdfunded) workshops. Penny Pepper: Story Masterclass and creative workshop for people with disabilities. All Non-disabled folk welcome too! Ticket here

Werewolves of London Full Moon Walk

Date: August 19, 2024
Time: 11.30pm
Location: Secret Location in Charing Cross, London WC2

Inspired by London’s midnight streets and the film “An American Werewolf
in London”… a night walk like no other! We will lead you on an
extraordinary tour under the supermoon around the West End, including locations from
the the 1980s classic film. Listen in to music, werewolf folklore,
local legends and stories from the making of the movie. Dress warmly, fur coats recommended. £15 (concs available).

Ticket Link here

“The Yellow Marble”

Date: September 13, 2024
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Peckham

It’s Friday the 13th so get in the mood with some horrific urban legends (including Story of the Yellow Marble) in a cold and dark secret location…

Dress very warmly, bring something to sit on and a candle in a jar. If you would like to know more about the kind of event this is, please click here.

This event combines exploration, storytelling and live music. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email vanessa@londondreamtime.com

Please note this is NOT suitable for under-18s or people of a sensitive disposition.

Price: £10 TICKET HERE

FREE “What is Storytelling?”

Date: September 18, 2024
Time: 6.30-8.30
Location: The Bridge St John Waterloo SE1 8TY

A special event for professional storytellers and everyone who earns money from storytelling.

Have you ever just felt that your clients don’t understand what you do or the amount of skill and work involved? This workshop is for you. Ticket here. Funded by Cause4 and South Bank Waterloo Neighbours.

“Summer of Culture” Storytelling Festival

Date: September 22, 2024
Time: 21st- 22nd September
Location: Feltham Green TW13 4AF

A free two-day festival of live storytelling with music and participatory activities. Line up announced soon!

The Snow Queen at St John Holland Park

Date: December 14, 2024
Time: 2pm-4pm
Location: St John The Baptist Church, Holland Road, W14 8AH

Join us for one of the world’s most beautiful and powerful fairytales, told by fairylight with a full live musical underscore. Bring your granny, your cousin, your kids or your best friend for a journey of the imagination under the Northern Lights! Bring a blanket and maybe a string of christmas tree lights to best enjoy the romance of our glorious surroundings. Dress warmly. Hot chocolate will be available!

Tickets coming soon.

Vampires at The Asylum Chapel

Date: January 12, 2025
Time: 3.30-5pm
Location: Asylum Chapel Caroline gardens Peckham SE15 1SQ

Start your 2025 with terror, blood and witchcraft in a ruined chapel. Join Vanessa and George among the flickering candles in magical surroundings for live storytelling and music. Come with your granny, your cousin, your worst enemy or your best friend for a fire and music-filled flight over the endless wild steppe in the company of Gogol’s all seeing horror, The Viy! Bring a candle in a jar and a warm blanket to best enjoy the cold and decaying grandeur of our stunning location. Original musical score played live by Cunning Folk. Please note, this story is extremely dark and not suitable for younger children. Ticket link coming soon.

Contact

For commissions, bookings or if you have any questions, email me at vanessa@londondreamtime.com.
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