Storytelling and literacy

Posted on Posted in KS1 & KS2, Primary Schools, Storytelling, Storytelling Workshops

Storytelling in schools Most of my storytelling time is spent in schools. Teachers invite me to come along and join in celebrations for Book Week,  National Storytelling Week, World Book Day, Chinese New Year, Black History Month, International Week and many more.   Supporting literacy My aims are usually to inspire children with the pleasure […]

Black History Month Workshops for schools

Posted on Posted in Black History Month Storytelling, Storytelling Workshops

Black History Month 2015 The summer is barely through and Story Boat is already nearly booked up for Storytelling Events at Schools.  I’m really excited to be preparing Black History Month Workshops for schools.  Quite a few teachers have asked me to prepare workshops around Black British citizenship and culture.  Other schools are keen for […]

Passing down folktales

Posted on Posted in Anansi, Folktales, Storytelling

Telling stories in Crouch End We’ve been having a few warm, balmy nights  lately.  Coupled with the sun setting way into the evening hours, we had the perfect recipe for storytelling for grown-ups outdoors. Adventure & fitness community FlyCrew invited me to be part of their summer launch by telling a few Caribbean folktales.  We set up outside […]