Virtual & in-person storytelling events
Dates when Wendy is performing for children and families or adult audiences at public events with libraries, Museums, Galleries and festivals. See photos from past events.
Canterbury Tales at the British Museum
Date: Recording available Friday 23rd July, 2021
Venue: online (link available soon)
As part of the British Museum’s exhibition about Saint Thomas Becket, Wendy Shearer will be telling two stories from Chaucer’s the Canterbury Tales. The first tale will introduce you to an intriguing night of storytelling with a variety of medieval characters and the second tale will be about two characters who are also featured in the exhibition: The Wife of Bath and the Yeoman. Join Wendy for a journey back in time as she brings these stories to life for a family audience.
Summer of Celebration at The Eden Project
Dates: 12th, 13th & 14th August 2021
Venue: The Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG
Against the stunning backdrop of Eden’s gardens, Wendy will be storytelling 3 times across the day in the Mediterranean Biome. Join her for African and Caribbean folktales with tricksters, shapeshifters and magical worlds.
Adventures with Paddington Bear
Date: 17th August 2021
Venue: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Times: 10am – 10.45am , 11am – 11.45am
Join Wendy Shearer for sensory storytelling. There will be tales of Paddington Bear and stories of migration and home from South America. Storytelling is followed by 15 mins guided tour of the Paddington Bear exhibition. This is a free ticketed event. Booking available soon.