Supporting & promoting Storytelling in the UK

Oral storytelling is one of the most ancient artforms, and continues to this day as a vibrant part of culture throughout the world.

We provide a central place to find out about storytelling events, to ask for advice on using storytelling, about Workshops to help you find your individual voice as a new storyteller and this is also the place to find the storytellers who already have

National Storytelling Week Jan 27th~3rd February 2018

It's time to get organising and promoting!  Find out more on the NSW page.


Welcome to the community of storytelling in Britain. Make a difference - Get involved!

Attend Events

Almost every day there is a storyteling event happening somewhere and here is where you can find them.

Find Events

Join Clubs

One of the great features about storytelling in the UK is the variety of clubs. Find clubs near you right here.

Find Clubs

Hire a Storyteller

Looking to hire a storyteller? Our directory will help you find tellers in your area.

Find Tellers

Join the SfS

As a Member of the SfS you are part of a charity that is actively promoting and supporting all aspects of oral storytelling.

Join / Renew

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Latest Website Updates

  • StoryTelling Corner an evening with a difference.

    StoryTelling Corner

    4 compelling stories from 4 compelling female storytellers + an appearance from our youngest ever storyteller.

    Submitted by Ernie Boxall | Last updated on 17/12/2017
  • MARTIN MAUDSLEY: Arabian Nights

    Martin Maudsley tells 'Arabian Nights'

    Submitted by Christine Bell | Last updated on 17/12/2017
  • An evening of Fairytales for adults

    Fairytales for Grown-ups: The Grateful and the Dead

    Allow world renowned storyteller Ben Haggarty to lure you into a full-blooded fairytale for grown-ups.

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 15/12/2017
  • Spark at the Brixton Ritzy!

    Family Ties is the theme of our last Spark night of 2017. So, whatever the word means to you, join us at the Brixton Ritzy

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 15/12/2017
  • Medieval hunting scene

    Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sarah Rundle brings her acclaimed version of 'Gawain and the Green Knight' to Heads and Tales Story Cafe.

    Submitted by Madeleine Grantham | Last updated on 12/12/2017