Here are my upcoming events – a mix of in-person and online events, so there is plenty for everyone! 

Upcoming Events

Saturday 4th June, 11am and 1pm, in person, Telford Central Library – A Treasury of stories for a Royal Celebration – Being royal isn’t always easy… come and hear about the King with horses’ ears, The Queen who told stories and the Princess with a sheep’s head!

Tuesday 7th June – Taking The Tradition On with Trinidadian poet, Shivanee Ramlochan – Shivanee is a strong, unique voice, an outspoken feminist. We’ll be discussing narrative culture in Trinidad, what inspires Shivanee’s creative fire and in this month of the jubilee, her perspective on the Commonwealth and if living in the reign of a female figurehead has made a difference. Please click the link to join the webinar:

Thursday 9th June Get A Word In Edgeways online concert with Baden Prince, Jo Munton, Arupa Lahiry, Ailsa Dixon and Cath’s Cupboard of Customs

Tuesday 5th July – Taking The Tradition On with…? My patrons are always the first to know!

Thursday 7th July Get A Word In Edgeways online concert with a host of fabulous wordsmiths

Friday 8th July 11am – ‘Better than Nothing?’ Casglu/Village Storytelling Festival Since the first lockdown, Beyond the Border has been gathering storytellers for a Friday morning “coffee and chat”. Casglu brings together tellers of all experience levels, interests and skillsets to meet, connect, discuss the craft of storytelling and challenge their thinking. Today’s topic: digital and online storytelling. Was it just better than nothing when we couldn’t work in-person? Or do we still have much to gain and learn from its potential? With provocations from Daniel SerridgeTim Ralphs and Amy Douglas. For more info click here

8-10 July 2022 – Get A Word In Edgeways Festival, Much Wenlock A whole weekend of words – poetry, storytelling and much more! I’ll be telling stories and hosting an opportunity for you to try my new virtual reality storytelling piece,’Rivers of Story’

15-17 July 2022 – The Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival, Dorset

15- 21 August Dark Olive Camp, Knighton

12-19 February 2023 – Marrakech International Storytelling Festival