Festivals

Chinese New Year

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Wendy Shearer setting up at the Science Museum

The legend of Nian The Cultural Events team at the Science Museum, asked me to tell the story of Chinese New Year and the legend of the monster Nian.  This was part of their Chinese New Year event called ‘China Lates’.  An evening event filled with dance, presentations and storytelling to celebrate Chinese New Year. […]

Black History Month Storytelling

Mary Seacole Exhibition

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Wendy Shearer telling the story of Mary Seacole

Wendy Shearer was commissioned by The Florence Nightingale Museum, to write and tell the inspiring life story of British-Jamaican Mary Seacole at the launch of their new exhibition during Black History Month. Wendy reseached and created a story which she told for families during the day and exclusively for an evening event for The Mary […]

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 […]