Primary Schools

National Storytelling Week 2020

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Storytelling stage at Trafalgar Junior School

Trafalgar Junior School in Twickenham invited Wendy to take part in their 10th Annual Storytelling Festival during National Storytelling Week. In previous years, renowned storytellers Taffy Thomas, MBE, and Sally Pomme Clayton have also visited their school, sharing stories with the entire school and being one of the judges for their Storytelling competition. Wendy was […]

Festivals

The Importance of Storytelling for Children

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National Storytelling Week The Book People asked me to contribute to their blog article about the importance for storytelling for children. This is in honour of National Storytelling Week which was started by Storyteller and Folklorist Del Reid.  I was delighted to share some of my thoughts on how I feel it benefits children: ‘Oral Storytelling […]

Festivals

National Storytelling Week

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Telling stories and celebrating the oral tradition National Storytelling Week runs from January 26th-February 2nd and was created by Storyteller and Folklorist Del Reid. He is a founding member of the Society for Storytelling and began National Storytelling Week 19 years ago!  It is a fantastic celebration of the Oral Tradition with storytelling events being held […]

Folktales

National Storytelling Week

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Magic & mystery It’s been a wonderful few days celebrating national storytelling week.  Magic & mystery has been my theme for stories and I had the most fun telling them with Hill Mead Primary school yesterday. Sometimes I have an idea in my head, to set the scene but it’s always best to take the […]