Oral storytelling is one of the most ancient artforms, and continues to this day as a vibrant part of culture throughout the world.  The Society for Storytelling was founded in 1993 to support and promote storytelling in England and Wales.  We provide a central place to find out about storytelling events, to ask for advice on using storytelling, and to find storytellers.

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Debs Newbold in "Medieval Jests from the Bawdy Bardess" at Farnham Maltings Three frollicksome tales from Merrie Olde Europe. More
Shaggy Dog Storytellers August Club Night Ursula Holden-Gill  The Bard’s Bridge More
take pART logo take pART Storytelling Day at Venue Cymru Stories Of Sun, Sea And Sky with Fiona Collins, Bethan Mascarenhas and Bronwen Hughes (Young Storyteller Of The Year 2012) More
Ana Maria Lines Settle-ing In For Stories From October 10 to 12, the bustling North Yorkshire market town of Settle will play host to a veritable smorgasbord of storytelling events – we’ll let you in on some of the most intriguing-looking... More
Ducking Stool image The Shaming Of Agnes Leaman with Dave Tonge In 1561, Agnes Leaman was ducked in the River Wensum in Norwich. She was one of many men and women who were punished for 'ill rule' and 'evil behaviour'. More
Carol Florence Graham Wild Swans An evocative blend of fairy tales, myths and music exploring the delicate connections between the ordinary and the extraordinary. More
Dominic Kelly Crafting A Story with Dominic Kelly A practical workshop for storytellers in story composition. A workshop to help you learn to craft a story worth telling. More
Darker Materials Darker Materials by Mikael Oberg Hunters lacking etiquette; lung-eating companions; insulted deities and the man in the moon… More
Tim Ralphs August Storytelling Highlights Here we showcase some of the delights in store for the month of August, and hope that you’ll find at least one storytelling event that tickles your fancy, even if the weather turns... More
Hunt The Storyteller from 2013 with storyteller Mara Menzies Hunt The Storyteller Hiding in gold hats all over town, the storytellers are waiting to swap their stories for your magic beans. Get your bag of magic beans from the Box Office on the day. More
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