African and ancient Greek Myths During half term at the British Museum, I was invited to tell stories from the African continent and Greece. My first degree was in Classics and so I have always loved reading and researching about ancient greek literature, art, and philosophy. As a Storyteller, I am now able to tell […]
Storytelling at the Eden Project I was thrilled to be commissioned to write three short stories for Eden Project Storytellers to perform throughout their summer of Celebration across the site. I offered a selection of stories from Africa and the Caribbean islands and they chose three of my favourites. I was later invited to visit […]
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 […]
‘As dawn kissed the sky, she looked out of her window and saw a ball of flames darting through the tamarind trees. The shape-shifting Soucouyant had found her victim.’ I’m very excited to announce that I’m writing a new book – a collection of Caribbean Folktales which will be published by The History Press. These […]
A wonderful day of storytelling with Nursery classes right through to Year 4 for Grazebrook Primary School’s Festival of Reading and Stories.
It was a wonderful evening listening to the debut performance of Baden Prince Jr tell Caribbean folktales. Sef Townsend hosted the night and took a few stories from the floor. Wendy shared one of her favourite folktales which tells of our harmony with nature and the earth, to a warm storytelling crowd!
The Next Step. I’ve recently returned from a brilliant 2 day storytelling workshop, led by Michael Harvey. I’ve had the priviledge of attending one of his intensive performance courses at the Bleddfa Centre in Wales and so I knew this was going to be excellent. Our venue was Little Holland house – now a museum […]
Pupils turning apples and money to gold like King Midas