Our work.

We tell stories all year round. We deliver projects, festivals and multivoice events with clients in the UK and internationally. We are intentional, inclusive and kind.

Vanessa and George have worked with London’s biggest cultural institutions as well as hidden gems, places of worship, universities, stately homes and royal palaces. We are a beacon of success and creativity for our peers. We run regular training and artist development schemes, to grow and cherish the artform of storytelling.

Our clients:

Museums and Heritage: V&A Kensington, V&A East, The Science Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Hampton Court Palace, British Library, Design Museum, London Guildhall, the Museum of London, National Maritime Museum, National Trust (various), The Royal Parks, London Transport MuseumGarden MuseumDulwich Picture GalleryBarbican CentreLauderdale House, Museum of the Home, The Postal Museum, Kensington Palace and many more.

Theatre: Sadlers WellsNational Theatre Outside SpaceRoundhouseUnicorn  Rich MixPolka, Royal Albert Hall, Jacksons Lane.

Academic:  University College London (UCL): Provost award-winning public engagement project. Educational stories about medicine for medical students the Royal Free Hospital, Year long project “Beyond Notability” with the School of Advanced Study (University of London), events with Royal College of Music, commissioned event for London College of Fashion, guest lecturer for Camberwell College of Arts… story events for the children of students at Kings College London. Special performance for the College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota…  working with curators to help tell People’s Stories at Imperial War Museum…various performances and workshops for undergraduates and practitioners in childcare and social care.

PR/Charities/Business: Performances, training or workshops for Lloyds BankJohnson & JohnsonBNP Paribas InternationalCharles Russell Speechlys. After dinner storytelling for journalists at the Austrian Tourist board’s Winter launch. “Training to Teach” for doctors at UCL Medical School, National Geographic Store, “startup storytelling” for entrepreneurs, promotions and projects for Pret A MangerStart Rite shoes, Arthritis Research UK, Hunter Boots, Ward Homes, Peabody Housing trust, Bede House, PECANRenaisi and many more.

Childrens Books: Shows, literary festivals and more for UsborneAndersenWalker Books and Harper Collins. Titles include A Bear Called Paddington, Five Minutes Peace, We’re going on A Bear Hunt, Elmer the Elephant, Mr Men and Little Miss.

Weird stuff: A week of Shark stories in The London Aquarium, A ‘summer school of wonder’ In a remote castle in the clouds in Italy, an uplifting true story of Catherine Eddowes to reclaim the Ripper narratives, ghost stories in the derelict attic of a Pop Up Gin Shop in Soho, sharing a never-before told story about 16c alchemist Dr Dee in Mortlake. Storytelling in the Arts Club Mayfair, late at Atlantis Magical Bookshop, in the Apple Store Covent Garden, on the roof of the evicted Heygate Estate, lost in the woods with Secret Adventures, locked into Brompton Cemetery at night, in Safehouse1, in the Ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Mayfair, interpreting bizarre objects for a national exhibition by the Crafts Council, reading a Paddington Bear Book to tens of thousands of people at Christmas, hosting a storytelling seance room for A Curious Invitation Masked Ball

Watch a story performance on BBC news here. …watch us storytelling at the Union Chapel …Interview with Matt Lucas on BBCRadio2… Telling a scary story to a live studio audience for Tortoise. Interview in Lonely Planet Kids (“the planet’s coolest jobs”) Vanessa was recently featured in Curse of the Highgate Vampire (Discovery+) …Chat and performance on Islam Channel TV…. watch us launching a new school library for Acorn Book Club (more )

TEDx talk about magic & storytelling…  curating & hosting an afternoon of stories with Guy Garvey for Meltdown at the Southbank Centre … storytelling guide for Michael Rosen’s “We’re going on a Bear Hunt” …. Summer ‘school of wonder’ in a remote Italian Castle… Storytelling on a steam-hauled Pullman train… special guest at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival… stories onboard the London Eye… tales in Shakespeare’s Globe…  lates at RA and Dulwich Picture Gallery…  (more)

Fuller list of clients and storytelling venues:  V&A Museum, Kew Gardens, the British Library, the Conway Hall, Sadlers Wells, National Geographic Store, HRP Kensington Palace, The Barbican Centre Curve Gallery, Science Museum, The London College of Fashion, Totally Thames Festival, Shakespeares Globe, Young V&A in Bethnal Green, the London Eye, Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (United Arab Emirates), Stormont Parliament Building (Belfast NI), Ljungby Sagobydens Storytelling Festival (Sweden), International Storytelling Festival in Ispra (Italy), the Foundling Museum with the Nest Collective, HRP Hampton Court Palace, National Maritime Museum, Union Chapel Islington for Daylight Music, Rich Mix, National Theatre Outside Space, Benjamin Pollocks Toy Shop Covent Garden, Asylum Chapel, Royal Opera House Thurrock, the ICA, the Waterloo Vaults, Battersea Power Station, UAL Camberwell College of Arts, University of Greenwich, The British School in Milan (Italy), The Hospital Club Covent Garden (Private members club), Unicorn Theatre, Hay Literary Festival, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, UAL London College of Fashion, the Museum of London Docklands, The Royal Festival Hall, the Clore Ballroom (and many other spaces in the Southbank Centre!) “Bold Tendencies” Multistorey Carpark, Museum of the Women of the East End, Stratford-Upon-Avon Literature festival, Dodd’s Ginshop in Soho, Tortoise Media Live, The Arts Club Mayfair (Private Members Club),  ‘BNY Mellon’ Boat Race main hospitality (aka “Oxford and Cambridge boat race”),  JW3, the Jewish Museum London, East London Mosque, Harrods Knightsbridge, Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, the Museum of London, Bradford Literary Festival, Dulwich Picture Gallery, the Apple Store Covent Garden, all of The Royal Parks, House of St Barnabus Soho (Private Members club), the Cutty Sark, Guildhall Crypt, The Big Green Bookshop,  the Design Museum, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Brent travellers site, ‘Seven Stories’ Newcastle,  a steam-hauled luxury Pullman, the Big Jewish Summer Fete, Young Muslim Writer of the Year awards ceremony, Southwark Cathedral, the Discover Story Centre, The Postal Museum, The Story Museum in Oxford, The Bede Centre Bermondsey, the National Maritime Museum, aboard the Minesweeper Boat, The Century Club Soho (Private members), aboard the Docklands Community Boat, in Pollocks Toy Museum Fitzrovia, in the Garden Museum, Lloyds Bank Building, 1 Bishopsgate ‘Farmopolis’, aboard the The Golden Hinde, Southside House Wimbledon, Kensal Green Cemetery, Samsung store KX, the Grant Museum of Zoology, Shrewsbury Book Festival, RoccaSinibalda Castle Italy, BBC World TV News, Burgh House Hampstead, the Petrie Museum, Ironbridge Museum of Enginuity, aboard the Tall ship ‘Morganster’, The Wool Hall in Lavenham, The Bussey Building, Sutton House National Trust, the John Cass Art Museum, the Cinema Museum, Lollibop Festival at Hatfield House, Mayors Thames Festival, Jewish Care, Islam TV, Cuming Museum, the Wandsworth Museum, Lauderdale House, Leighton House Museum , Selfridges, summer residency in the main Atrium in Westfield White City, the Green Note Camden, Tailspin storytelling club, Tongue Fu spoken word night, Chabad Islington, Florence Nightingale Museum, Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, Polka Theatre, Bedford Park Walled Garden, Klezmer in the Park Festival Regents Park, aboard HMS President, Kensington Gardens, West Norwood Cemetery, The East London Mosque, Brompton Cemetery, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio London, Raleigh Windmill Essex, Royal Free Hospital Medical School, Safehouse 1, London Jewish Cultural Centre, Dulwich Books, the Lyric Hammersmith, Jacksons Lane, aboard the Tall Ship Jantji, Tower Bridge Foreshore for Thames 21, Toynbee Hall Aldgate, The Bishopsgate Institute (for their Ghost Conference), Waterstones (lots!), Dilston Grove Gallery,  Atlantis Occult Bookshop, Nunhead Cemetery, The National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, the London Transport Museum and a huge number of special needs schools, nurseries, instores, gardens, parties, fairs and libraries.