A musician, performer, composer and a teller of stories.
Possibly the best way to spend a summer eve…Bermondsey bliss!” Time Out (on musical story walk of Bermondsey)
George and I work together and separately on storytelling performances for children and adults.
What brilliant collaboration! Imaginative, fun and informative, our audiences loved it! Jessica Ihejeto Southbank Centre (Family audience)
George was fantastic! Highly recommended.” Cheryl Sweeny (University Womens Club -adults)
Performances and projects include…
A week-long storytelling project with the Southbank Centre and Royal College of Music for Imagine Festival… the true story of Jimi Hendrix for Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave at Alexandra Palace… appearances at Selfridges and Shakespeare’s Globe. Workshops aboard HMS President. Performaces in Cecil Sharp House for the London Folk Festival… Paddington Bear stories on a steam-hauled Pullman Train…. supernatural tales in Brompton Cemetery… a six week story and music project for the Garden Museum… lots of events at the Cuming Museum… appearances at the Petrie Museum, Burgh House, Rye Wax, Abney Park Cemetery, National Trust Sutton House, Cafe Oto … A feature performance for Sting in the Tale storytelling festival Wimborne… regular appearances at Halloween of Crossbones… performances at Lavenham Literature Festival… the Green Note… London Month of the Dead… the Grant Museum of Zoology… the extraordinary Atlantis Bookshop in Holborn and many schools, care homes, festivals and community events.
We did want to thank you very much for sending George who was brilliant. He had so much energy, was very flexible and just willing to get stuck in with the day which was very much appreciated. The children loved his sessions and it made the day very special National Literacy Trust (Voices festival, Families)
Like me, of course he has public liability insurance and an enhanced DBS!
(Below: storytelling for the National Literacy Trust) >>
He runs very successful song-writing and storytelling workshops and performances with schools and community groups and in care homes. (Below: telling the story of Jimi Hendrix with Reception class)
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We absolutely loved George’s stories and singing. One of our residents does not usually engage with people she does not know- and she enjoyed it immensely and was talking about it the following day.” –Battersea Place Nursing Home (Seniors)
‘It was absolutely brilliant storytelling and story singing. It brought history to life. Fascinating and very skilled’ – Audience Member (Outlaws and Rebels Cityread Library Takeover, Adults)
Thank you so much for all your storytelling and singing sessions. The families have really enjoyed them and I have had great feedback. Additionally some of the families are continuing to meet here on Saturday mornings which is a fantastic achievement.” – (Six mornings of Storytelling, Crafts and Song at The Garden Museum families with young children. Delivered by George and Vanessa together.)
I received a brilliant email from a BFLF semi-regular who hasn’t been for a while and loved George’s show. (Hannah Saunders Big Fish Little Fish)
Listen to his podcast of story-songs specially created by Londonist.
If you want to book George for a musical storytelling performance, email [email protected]