Wendy Shearer

Storyteller & Author

Wendy Shearer, storytelling at the William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery

African & Caribbean Folktales

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African myths & legends

The Barbican

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Caribbean Folktales

at The Story Museum

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Wendy Shearer storytelling at the British Museum

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 and Author

Wendy Shearer is a Professional London Storyteller, writer, imagination weaver and published author. Her latest book – Caribbean Folktales: stories from the islands and the Windrush generation is available to buy.

Read about the Book launch & storytelling event at the Barbican Library.

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 a member of the Society for Storytelling, actively supporting and promoting the ancient art form of oral storytellingContact Wendy with your storytelling and writing requests. She’d love to hear from you!

She is often commissioned by institutions across the arts to write and perform stories and hired by schools across the UK for assemblies, year groups, festivals, and events wherever a story needs to be told virtually or in person!

Contact Wendy for prices, and 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.

Join us 28th October for book signing & reading.

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

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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