Storytelling & Book Events

Imagination weaving…

Dates when Wendy is performing in the day for children and families or in the evening for adult audiences at public events with libraries, Museums, Galleries, festivals and online  See photos from past events.


Nanny of the Maroons – 26th April

Time and tickets: tbc

Address: British Museum, Room 1 – Great Court, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG

Join Wendy Shearer and Artist Ian Crighton as they share how they developed a sensory storytelling and craft workshop about the historical figure Nanny of the Maroons and her journey from West Africa to the Caribbean – her enslavement, resistance and military leadership of the Maroon community in Jamaica.


Taking the Tradition On: Soul Stories 14th May

Time: 8pm

Location: Zoom link to join

Storyteller and Author Amy Douglas will be in conversation with Wendy Shearer as she tells the story of Anansi & Fire – one of her soul stories. They will explore what the story means to Wendy, as she reflects upon her storytelling practice and how this story holds the memory of strong women in her life, culture and history. Find out more from the Facebook Event and join us on Zoom.