Wendy Shearer

Storyteller, Author, Oral Historian

Wendy Shearer

Storyteller, Author, Oral Historian

Wendy Shearer - Professional Storyteller, Author & Oral HIstorian

The Ancestral Practice of Storytelling

Restores, heals & nurtures

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Wendy Shearer capturing stories for the John Hansard Gallery - Windrush 75 Oral Histories Community Event

Windrush 75 Oral Histories

John Hansard Gallery

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Wendy Shearer, storytelling at the William Morris Gallery

African & Caribbean Folktales

William Morris Gallery

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Ancient Greek Myths

At the British Museum

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Wendy Shearer storytelling at Moreland Primary School

"I would highly recommend Wendy"

National Literacy Trust

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Professional Storyteller, Oral Historian, Author

Wendy Shearer is a Professional London based Storyteller, oral historian and published author of:

Caribbean Folktales, African & Caribbean Folktales, Bedtime Stories: Beautiful Black Tales from the Past, African & Caribbean Myths & Legends.

Wendy’s repertoire of stories of tricksters, shapeshifters, ancient Greek heroes, gods, and goddesses is drawn mostly from her Afro-Caribbean heritage and her degree in Classics. She is Chair of the Society for Storytelling, actively supporting and promoting the ancient art of oral storytellingContact Wendy with your storytelling and writing requests. She’d love to hear from you!

She is often commissioned by historical, academic and art institutions to capture oral history, consult on writing projects, write and perform stories. She is also hired by schools, businesses and community projects, across the UK for events wherever a story needs to be told! 

Contact Wendy for prices, bookings, and to find out more.

Books by Wendy Shearer

Spooky Stories of the World by Wendy Shearer

Wendy’s latest book Spooky Stories of the World has been published by Lonely Planet Kids and is available to buy.

Bedtime Stories: Beautiful Black Tales from the Past, has been written and illustrated with other Black creators with a Foreword by Candice Braithwaite. Published by Scholastic

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Recent Events

Wendy Shearer Book Signing event at Arnold House School

World Book Day 2024

It has been a whirlwind few days of celebrating stories, books and storytelling for World Book Day 2024. I’ve had the pleasure…

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Africa Day at Rokeby School

I thoroughly enjoyed my return to Rokeby School for their amazing ‘Africa Day’. An opportunity for spooky stories from Tanzania and Egypt…

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