Storytelling Events

Virtual & in-person storytelling events

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 much more.  See photos from past events.



Date: Thursday 28th October

Venue: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1 3DG

Times: 11.30, 13.00, 15.00

Stories from Africa & Ancient Greece

Join Wendy Shearer for the stories ‘Why The Leopard Has no Spots  – a traditional African folktale from Ghana and the ancient Greek Myth of ‘Perseus, Medusa and Andromeda the Ethiopian princess.

Book a free space in Room 25/50


Date: Friday 29th October

Venue: The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

Times: 11-12.30pm and 2.00-3.30pm

Tickets: £10

Paddington Bear Storytelling Workshops & Exhibition

Wendy Shearer will take you on a storytelling journey of wonder with tales of Paddington Bear and his South American roots in Peru. Stories will be followed by arts and crafts activities for everyone to join in with. A visit to the Paddington Bear exhibition is included with your ticket.

More details and to book your space via the British Library box office.


Date: Saturday 30th October

Venue: Pollards Hill Library, South Lodge Ave, Mitcham CR4 1LT

Times: 1pm and 3pm

African and Caribbean Folktales – celebrating Black History

With a sprinkle of sunshine and a dash of sea breeze, join Professional Storyteller, Wendy Shearer for traditional African and Caribbean folktales to celebrate Black History Month. Journey with her to meet the trickster Kweku Anansi and his friends. Suitable for all ages. No booking is required.