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 […]