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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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Storytelling in Colombia

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First stop Bogotá For the next month I’ll be storytelling in Colombia and Ecuador as part of a Storytelling Tour with Dream On Productions.  Their team bring storytellers from around the globe together with teachers and students in schools and colleges, bringing the power of storytelling, the magic of imagination and a vast cultural exchange together. Storytelling […]

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Caribbean stories at the Museum of London

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Hello London, Hello Barbados This year marks the 50th Anniversary of independence for Barbados and other Caribbean islands.  I was asked to tell Caribbean stories at the Museum of London, Docklands as part of their celebrations for their wonderful festival ‘Hello London, Hello Barbados‘. The  Caribbean festival took place over the weekend of 13th and 14th August. […]

Myths

Telling Ancient Greek Myths at the British Museum

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I very nearly became an archaeologist.  My love for uncovering stories found me studying classical civilisation at University, alongside English Literature and Drama.  By day I was interpreting Hellenistic architecture or Ancient Greek myths and by night I was rehearsing on stage  or getting to grips with Charles Dickens. By my final year I had […]

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Winter stories at Southbank

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Wendy Shearer Winter storytelling - Southbank Centre Winter Festival

The gift of giving It’s been a wonderful lead up to Christmas 2015 telling magical winter stories at Southbank. I was really pleased to be part of their charitable season of giving where Natwest were fundraising for the Evelina Children’s Charity in their Natwest Family Fun Zone. Every day in the run up to Christmas, […]