I have been an early childhood educator for over twenty years, and am now exploring my journey of storytelling beyond the classroom. I grew up listening to stories from my father, who is a master storyteller, and am now in process of collecting and telling his stories, as he forgets his own.
A Call for Peace Storytellers Haneen Khaled Jadallah from Gaza, Palestine and David Heathfield from Devon, UK share the floor with specially invited peace-seeking international guest storytellers. We are all connected. Fundraising for Medical Aid for Palestine https://www.facebook.com/donate/705246757786977/6865394900242649/
Hosted by Despina Ariou from the Much Wenlock Fire Station 10.30am Online Festival Opens 11am Getting Started with Poetry Workshop with Ryan Dre Sinclair – bring a paper and pen Midday Highlights from The Treasure Within: Persian Miniature Paintings with Zahra Afsah 1pm Interviews with Special Guests, Poets and Storytellers 2pm Highlights from Ragged Miser: […]
Stories for Marrakech. A Fundraiser for the Henna Cafe Soup Kitchen from the Folk of Gloucester
Simona is a storyteller and language teacher from Italy. She fell in love with stories at a very young age, and she’s been playing with her imagination ever since. Starting out as an avid reader, Simona started creating and writing her own stories, to then discover the world of oral storytelling thanks to David Heathfield, […]
Linda Schuyler Ford grew up Sleepy Hollow, NY, wandering the very hills that inspired beloved author Washington Irving, and listening to the magical stories of her English and German ancestors. No wonder she became a storyteller! Now a Floridian, she enjoys traveling the East Coast offering storytelling concerts and workshops for all ages and abilities, […]
Amna is of South Asian heritage based in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the past 2 decades. She is passionate about bringing diverse communities together through storytelling
Georgia Pieri from Cyprus on the left and Evi Karydi from Greece on the right
We team up with ACENOVATION to part of their 24 hour storytelling fund raiser for the victims of the Turkish earthquake disaster for a two hour story round
Eimear is a Druid and a Storyteller. She has a deep love of the ancient Irish tales and has a passion for storytelling. She brings the old tales to new audiences, and – while remaining faithful to the stories – often examines them from new perspectives, so that listeners experience them as fresh and relevant. […]
Hallo everyone. My name is Carolyn Emmerson and I am a puppet-making storyteller, originally from the villages of Derbyshire. I have been storytelling with puppetry professionally since 1994. Tippety Twig; a Woodland Elf; was the first, but I have since made many others. I tell traditional folk tales, rhymes, poems and songs, as well as […]
Storyteller in residence at the World Storytelling Cafe Marrakech
The second edition of the Marrakech international Storytelling Festival
Storyteller from Tunisia
Storyteller from Ohio, USA
Belgian-British storyteller based in the South of Spain. Rebecca tells stories in English, Spanish and French
Rona is a Storyteller who engages the imaginative mind, known for her dynamic characters
Moroccan poet and novelist
Scottish teller from Glasgow
Mumbai based award winning storyteller, author, classical vocalist, puppeteer and radio show host
Kindergarten teacher, interpreter, and cultural trainer
English and Kiswahili teacher, librarian and storyteller from Kenya
Storyteller and a Hindu priestess based in Cardiff , Wales
Telling traditional and modern tales from Scotland and around the world
English and Spanish teacher from Greece
Storyteller and musician
Poet / Writer / Educator / Investigator Of Missing Sounds
Storyteller, teacher and poet from UK
Storyteller from Zagora, Morocco
FIrst edition of the Marrakech International Storytelling Festival
'The Godmother of Storytelling'
English teacher from Johannesburg, South Africa
Argentinian storyteller living in Ouarzazate, Morocco
Professional Storyteller from Lichfield
Storyteller, artist, and a member of the Chickasaw dance troupe Chikashsha Hithla
Professional storyteller and a theatre artist from Mumbai
GMS – the DMV’s foremost interactive Griot/Master Storyteller, a native Washington, DC
Community storyteller who lives in North Wales
Ailsa is a young Aberdeenshire apprentice storyteller passionate about traditional tales, both Scottish and international.
À special edition of our monthly fund raiser, lead teller Ian Douglas and featured Riad Les Yeux Bleu.
Mohammed Essakhi is a Moroccan born chef who has worked in the restaurant business for thirty years.
Nurse, Counsellor, Written and Storyteller from Northern Ireland
Storyteller in Residence with Kerry Writers Museum
The Storyteller of Southfields
Moth & Butterfly is an Arts Collective based in the West of Ireland, celebrating the art forms of storytelling and improvisation. We host regular nights, as well as other arts engagements throughout the year. Our first festival is 19th-21st February 2021. Thank you very much for supporting us. https://paypal.me/pools/c/8wAW4BRyJW
Rachel Murray Rachel is a resident storyteller at Matlock Storytelling Cafe, and has been telling stories since she was ‘nowt but a slip of a lass’. From telling her first stories to stuffed animals and long-suffering pets, she soon graduated to telling stories to her Mum who would then draw pictures to go with the tales […]
Manuela is a Storyteller based wherever her flying carpet takes her in the world. She shares her time between Tuscany (Italy), Northumberland (England), and Geneva (Switzerland). She is a warm, engaging and lively storyteller, she tells stories in both English and Italian. Manuela has pursued her passion for storytelling in a wide variety of settings […]
Clown, esoteric wanderer and musician in fact an all round zany guy
He has told stories at fetes and in the local parks
WSC together with The Society for Storytelling and Get a Word In Edgeways invite you to join us and tell a joke or just laugh your socks off
Storyteller from Tehran
BMS is a registered Charity in the UK and dedicated to the promotion of links and understanding between Morocco and the UK
In conjunction with Get a Word in Edgeways. A bi-weekly story round . Everyone is invited.
Storyteller who tells tales and runs workshops in the UK and around the world.
An open-mic program of young international storytellers
Storyteller from Morocco
Storyteller and author from Hungary
Storyteller from New Mexico
Storyteller from Essex
Dynamic teller specialising in stories from the Caucasus, passionate about the natural world and mythology
Award-winning storyteller from Brazil
Internationally acclaimed, award winning storyteller from Australia
Storyteller from India
Teller from Australia
World Storytelling Cafe curator, John Row hosts a panel and storytelling discussion every Monday at 6pm BST.
A poet and prose writer of Romany, Irish and Welsh descent who shares tales of the English Gypsies (Romanichals) through poetry, monologue and song.
Sharon Jacksties www.sharonjackstories.co.uk has been a professional traditional storyteller for 30 years. She has a particular interest in stories and place. This film of traditional animal stories, told on location in the Somerset landscape, is inspired by her new book ‘Animal Folk Tales of `Britain and Ireland’ which has also informed the course she will […]
Professional folk singer, songwriter and storyteller from the Glens of Antrim in the northeast of Ireland.
Alastair K Daniel is a storyteller and educator who enjoys telling tales to the young and the young of spirit. He tells in schools and club settings and, through his work as an academic at the University of Roehampton (London), Alastair aims to inspire young teachers to create classrooms rich in story and storytelling.
I studied History and Journalism and I worked for many years in publishing houses. I have a Masters degree in Social & Cultural History from Leeds Beckett University, UK (MA of ARTS). The last 10 years I combine storytelling with educational programs for children, in Museums, Cultural Centers, Schools, Art places, etc. I love working […]
Irene uses words to inspire all ages, regularly appearing at arts/literature festivals and children's events; she's regularly booked by schools, museums, libraries, theatres, community groups, NHS, charities and more to facilitate bespoke sessions.
A storyteller from New Mexico who lives the storyteller life and works with Native American Pueblo schools.
Brazilian storyteller and author with a degree in Languages and a postgraduate degree in Storytelling. Storytelling Trainer who has performed/taught in Brazil, Canada and the United Arab Emirates. He writes in Portuguese (and sometimes in English) at www.contarhistorias.com.br
Marking 1,000 years since Britain’s Danish conqueror Canute granted all people living in Britain, rich or poor, the equal right to petition the king.
A one-off event exploring this much-loved Irish classic, hosted by John Row
A one-off event featuring some very special performers, hosted by John Row
Original stories and traditional tales from the forests of Canada
Passionate and easily understood across international frontiers
Using the power of storytelling to boost your children's confidence in literacy, numeracy, science and more.
Multi-talented Zimbabwean performer, now living in East Anglia, UK.
Keeping Irish Traveller musical traditions alive for future generations.
Poems in Hindi and English from an award-winning Indian poet with a love of Russian folk tales.
Heritage tales and poems of Gypsy/Roma family and community, journeys and landscape.
teacher, writer, storyteller, therapist, puppeteer and fool!
Veteran of the British Storytelling Scene
Christine has been telling stories for over 30 years
A multi-award winning writer from India.
Ahn Sook helped to organize the Korean First International Storytelling Festival in Korea (2018/2019) Ahn Sook has kindly offered that any tips be given to FEAST (the Federation of Asian Storytellers)
Actor. Writer. Director. Fir-eater. Wire and Stilt Walker. Juggler. Musician, Mime and oral Storyteller.
Writer and experienced storyteller from India
Storyteller, story practitioner, author, educator and facilitator.
Co-founder of the worldstorytellingcafe.com
Storyteller with roots in Sierra Leone
Performance Storyteller from India
Storyteller from Glasgow
2016 Pushcart nominee, poet and storyteller
Ex-circus clown and fire eater, one-man-soul-band, storyteller and poet
Experienced Storyteller from the UK
Well-known radio and tv journalist from Romania
Storyteller from Canada
Storyteller, multi-instrumentalist and anthropologist from Estonia
West Yorkshire writer, poet and broadcaster
Storyteller from Cambridge
Storyteller and poet from the US
Swedish storyteller from The Land of Legends
English Poet and performer
Romanian Storyteller and actress
Award Winning Storyteller, performer, promoter and advocate for the past three decades
Sussex based storyteller from Bulgaria
Storyteller from Essex
Welsh award-winning Storyteller
Indian Based Storyteller who loves to tell stories about stories, strong women, and political satire.
“Assassin of Apathy – power of words / humor - on the unthinkable, the unsolvable, to analyze to digest to give birth to creativity and hope.”
Gloucestershire-based storyteller and writer
a writer of… poetry for children and adults, short stories, a novel, books of local interest, education resources.
Award winning Singaporean storyteller
Bracknell’s First Poet Laureate
Jumping Jules, a poet from Cambridge
a creative writer and spoken word performer from Barbados
Yorkshire born poet, artist, and illustrator
English poet, singer/songwriter and performer
An award-winning poet, author and musician.
Best selling poet and musician
aka RAPPAMAN, Respect All People.
A legend in the poetry world, curator of our World Poetry Cafe
Tom 'the Tale Teller' Phillips
Storyteller, illustrator and writer.
storyteller and environmentalist
Gifted Welsh teller.
Renowned Irish teller and playwright
Our Italian master teller
Folk tales from Japan and Iceland, and tales of adventurous women from around the world.
Hold onto your hat as David whisks you away.
The leading traditional folk teller from Colombia
Magical, heartbreaking, hilarious!
"La Juje", from the province of Jujuy in Argentina
Exploring the connections between oral and visual storytelling
"The Story-Lady" From Guanajuato, Mexico
Renowned children's teller and educator
Bringing metaphors and tales alive
Warm and inclusive tales from Suzanne the Storyweaver
traditional tales to take you on a journey of magic and myth.
Captivating & compelling children's teller
Traditional tales and stories collected on Sef's extensive travels
Children of all ages love Clive's lively shows
A children's teller who rejoices in the ridiculous
A passionate, energetic and inventive storyteller who delights in connecting playfully
Giles is in huge demand as both a writer and performer.
Stories of heroes, the fairies, ghosts, witches, death and love
storyteller and writer with a background in herbal medicine
An animated style of telling that sucks you in
Magical tales from a very special guest star.
Scottish Stories from a rising star
A dynamic performer known for his dry humour.
Magical tales from the deserts, mountains and forests
Storyteller, Poet, Percussionist and Lyricist
Inspired by folk and fairy tales around an open fire
Fantastic Canadian teller with a rich and varied repertoire.
A barefoot forest girl from Finland
Florida based teller and educator
Magical stories & harp from Switzerland
Our Texan teller from the borders with Louisiana
Irish teller with a Global reputation. Awarded an MBE in 2019
A magical teller who will transport you to another place
Alice Morrison is an adventurer and confirmed Morocco-phile
Passionate about Moroccan storytelling.
Continuing a thousand year old Moroccan tradition.
Veteran of festivals and outdoor performances
Fun, inviting and light hearted, with a unique ability to connect
Member of the Cherokee Nation, and legendary teller
Teller of irreverent tales from many lands
Travelling teller from Colombia. aka Achira
Renowned teller from the Yiddish oral tradition
Legendary teller and Chair of the Society for Storytelling
Renowned North American storyteller
A teller with passion and relish.
Passionate for the hidden layers of the British landscape and related stories
Iconic figure in British Storytelling