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

Thank you for an AMAZING National Storytelling Week 2018
with 12,000 visits to the site and hundreds of events
NEXT years date: 26th Jan ~ 2nd Feb 2019

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

  • Hannah Need Storyteller of Southfields

    Not All Princesses Wear Pink

    A Princess wears a paper bag. An unlikely heroine saves the day. A young woman looks fear in the face.Traditional tales you thought you knew are retold and we realise Not All Princesses Wear Pink.

    Submitted by Hannah Need | Last updated on 17/03/2018

    Two performances in one evening “Interlinear of Cabeza De Vaca" & “Tales of Lust & Chocolate"

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 15/03/2018
  • Women as storytellers - creating the story with Sally Pomme Clayton

    This is a workshop for women storytellers with some experience. The workshop is a unique opportunity to work with Sally Pomme Clayton. The workshop is for women only and will explore creative processes that are important in making your own version of

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 15/03/2018
  • Chelmsford 'Tall Tales & Short Stories' presented by Shane Ibbs

    Another wonderful evening of Stories from some of East Anglia's finest. With our Very Special Guest, 'Suki Silver Tongue'.

    Submitted by Shane Ibbs | Last updated on 12/03/2018

    An evening of storytelling and poetry performance with Deb Winter and Susan Richardson

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 12/03/2018