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, Author, Oral Historian


Wendy Shearer storytelling at Montpelier School

Book Wendy for an immersive storytelling performance of African & Caribbean folktales, myths, legends & true tales for schools and families. 

Oral History

Wendy Shearer at the Barbican Library

In need of a trained oral historian to capture and present precious memories from your community elders? Get in contact to discuss your project. 

About Wendy

London based storyteller and author of Guyanese descent, who loves to research histories & share stories from the African & Caribbean diasporas. Find out more about Wendy. 

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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