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 […]
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.
Bringing ancient Greece to life There’s a fantastic exhibition on at the British Museum until November 2016. It’s called: The ‘Sunken Cities’ Egypt’s Lost Worlds. The exhibition reveals myths and political stories of ancient Greece, and part of my storytelling at the British Museum included breathing life into Greek myths about the adventures of Greek […]
Telling ancient Egyptian and Greek myths I recently had the pleasure of storytelling at The British Museum during an exciting evening of events for their members. The evening was part of a celebration following the launch of the exhibition ‘Sunken Cities, Egypt’s Lost Worlds‘. Two lost ancient Egyptian cities ‘Thonis-Heracleion’ and ‘Canopus’ had been submerged under […]
I was thrilled when the British Museum asked me to prepare a series of stories for one of their evening events coming up in May. They have a new exhibition opening on 19th May: Sunken Cities – Egypt’s Lost Worlds. Two cities have been recently discovered beneath the waters of the Mediterranean which reveal previously […]