Storytelling masterclass

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It was my first storytelling masterclass, run by award winning storyteller Jan Blake at the wonderful venue Book and Kitchen on ‘All Saints Road’.  If you’ve never been there before, I can’t urge you enough to go.  You’ll be overwhelmed by the beautiful array of books including collectors’ items, for both children and adults and the culinary delights cooked […]

Storytelling at the Eden Project

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During the Jubilee bank holiday weekend we visited Cornwall and stayed in a valley lodge on St. Tinney’s farm.  It’s a beautiful location, in rural Cornwall.  Although it rained heavily at times, the air was fresh and the woods were perfect for exploring. On one of the sunny days, we headed out to the Eden […]

Storytelling in Gouda, The Netherlands

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This week I’m in Gouda, the Netherlands attending a 5 day workshop on ‘Storytelling for communities’.  I’m so excited at the prospect of hanging out with storytellers from around Europe whilst learning more about the craft of collecting and telling stories.  The workshop is being run by In-Dialogue in collaboration with Storybag.   Our first evening at the […]