A fantastic evening telling Merfolk tales from Trinidad for the William Morris Gallery. Inspired by their ‘Works In Progress’ exhibition, the gallery asked Wendy to share stories of the magical sea creatures and discuss the Caribbean folklore included in her new books which will be published in 2021: Caribbean Folktales and African and Caribbean […]
A fabulous virtual storytelling session for children, organised by Merton Libraries during Libraries Week 2020.
Word Spun Last night’s Word Spun event was superbly hosted by Hannah Brailsford from Spinning Yarns Theatre. I was thrilled to be asked to take part and join 4 other marvelous female storytellers sharing stories of bold ladies and brave girls. Hannah Need, Pyn Stockman, Su Squire, and Suzanne Arnold told stories with bloody endings, […]
Wendy Shearer performing Greek myths from Homer’s ‘Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’. There were over 200 people attending each day during half term to listen and join in with her storytelling at The British Museum. These sessions were part of the ‘Troy: Myth or Reality’ exhibition.
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!
Pupils turning apples and money to gold like King Midas