Storytelling without props

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Storytelling without props can be fun and spontaneous at times. If I’m storytelling  in a public venue I’ll always have a few props on show just to set the scene like a dragon puppet for Chinese folk tales or an Ali Baba for Arabian Nights tales.  Plus I bring along props for the children to […]

Arabian Nights

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During the Easter school holidays, I’ll be telling stories from One Thousand and One Nights at the Art House Crouch End.  I’m really looking forward to sharing stories from the Arabian Nights with children and families. The stories have been collected and re-told over many centuries by various people from India, Persia and Arabia long […]

Chinese Dragon

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It’s the start of the Chinese New Year next Thursday.  I’ll be telling a couple of Chinese folk tales during my storytelling session at Art House Crouch End. I think it will be lots of fun to tell children about the meaning of the Chinese Dragon in Chinese folklore. Strength, power and good luck! I plan to take […]