Wendy Shearer Professional Storyteller - Multilingual Creativity event

Multilingual Creativity Event

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Free Word The Free Word Centre is the only international centre for literature, literacy and free expression.  In collaboration with the Culture Institute at King’s College London they held a Multilingual Creativity Lab, looking at creative approaches to engaging with and promoting multilingual skills. Free Word invited me to speak at one of their events […]

Storytelling and literacy

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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

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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 […]

Storytelling in different cultures

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A visit to the International School of London ‘Stories express beliefs, values and ideas’.  This was one of the cenral ideas being explored at the International School of London near Gunnersbury.  I was really pleased to be invited to run storytelling workshops at their school.  We looked at the role of storytelling in different cultures and storytelling […]

Great storytellers

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5 ways to connect with your audience Last weekend I attended a storytelling workshop run by storyteller Jamie Crawford. The focus was on telling ‘true stories live’. We’ll be telling our ‘true stories’ at the South London Storytelling festival ‘Tales of the Pied Piper’ on Saturday 9th May, organised by Artistic Director Alison Royce. I’m going […]