Myths

Storytelling in Ecuador

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Wendy Shearer storytelling in Colegio Menor School, Ecuador

Mountains, volcanos & local food I’ve recently returned from storytelling in Ecuador with Dream On Productions. It was part of a 3 week tour where I spent the first 2 weeks storytelling in Schools in Bogotá, Colombia before visiting schools in Quito, Ecuador. My first impression of Ecuador, was the vast landscape.  The capital Quito, is a […]

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South London Storytelling

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Gingerbread and Stories I feel very fortunate to have a wonderful group of storytellers who I meet with regularly to tell stories, rehearse and perform together.  We’ve put on a few events over the last year, initially as part of the Furzedown Festival and now under our own steam as a South London Storytelling group. Our […]

Myths

Greek myths

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Bringing ancient Greece to life There’s a fantastic exhibition on at the British Museum until November 2016.  It’s called: The ‘Sunken Cities’ Egypt’s Lost Worlds.  The exhibition reveals myths and political stories of ancient Greece, and part of my storytelling at the British Museum included breathing life into Greek myths about the adventures of Greek […]

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Storytelling at The British Museum

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Telling ancient Egyptian and Greek myths I recently had the pleasure of storytelling at The British Museum during an exciting evening of events for their members.  The evening was part of a celebration following the launch of the exhibition ‘Sunken Cities, Egypt’s Lost Worlds‘.  Two lost ancient Egyptian cities ‘Thonis-Heracleion’ and ‘Canopus’ had been submerged under […]

Myths

Preparing to tell Ancient Greek Myths

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Storytelling at the British Museum - Wendy Shearer

I was thrilled when the British Museum asked me to prepare a series of stories for one of their evening events coming up in May. They have a new exhibition opening on 19th May: Sunken Cities – Egypt’s Lost Worlds. Two cities have been recently discovered beneath the waters of the Mediterranean which reveal previously […]