Storyteller Directory Entry

Vanessa Woolf

Hello! I'm very friendly, feel free to get in touch with bookings, questions, thoughts... or just to say hello.

what I do:

...Her playful, inclusive method of storytelling makes the audience feel like they are helping her to create the story!" Southbank Centre

“We absolutely loved your events – they were such a huge success! Festival Director, Henley Literary Festival

"You held the audience spellbound and brought some laughter as well. The stories were perfect for the audience and the occasion." Shrewsbury Park festival

You can find out how much I cost here.

Watch me here.

Who I work with:

 V&A Museum, BBC TVRoyal Academy of ArtsKensington Palace,  National Geographic StoreSouthbank CentreHarrodsRoyal Opera House Thurrockthe Royal Festival HallSelfridgesRoyal College of Music, the British Academy of Arts and SciencesGuildhall Art Gallery the Hay Literary Festival,  Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the Waterloo Vaults…  Design MuseumLondon Guildhall CryptMuseum of London DocklandsV&A Museum of ChildhoodThe National Trust (various), London Transport Museum, the Garden MuseumDulwich Picture GalleryLauderdale HouseSadlers WellsNational Theatre Outside SpaceRoundhouseUnicorn TheatrePolka TheatreICADiscover Story Centre LondonJacksons LaneUniversity College London (UCL) Royal Free HospitalFulbright Scholars for Kings College London. University of Minnesota and MANY more.


Corporate & Business:

 Performances, training or workshops for Lloyds BankJohnson & JohnsonBNP Paribas International, “Training to Teach” for doctors at UCL Medical School, “startup storytelling” for entrepreneurs, promotions and projects for Pret A MangerStart Rite shoesArthritis Research UKHunter BootsWard HomesPeabody Housing trustPECANRenaisi and many more.

“Amazing…. I can’t think of anything to improve on it.” -Workshop Participant “Telling Client Stories” PECAN

Weird & wonderful: 

Aboard the Morganster tall ship, in a mausoleum in West Norwood Cemetery, in a remote castle in the clouds in Italy, in the dank underpasses of Elephant and Castle roundabout, aboard HMS President, in the crumbling attic of a Pop Up Gin Shop in Soho, in the Arts Club Mayfair, late at Atlantis Occult Bookshop, in the Apple Store Covent Garden, on the roof of the evicted Heygate Estate, lost in the woods with Secret Adventures, by the “Brompton Cemetery Time Machine” after dark and at midnight in Safehouse1, interpreting extraordinary objects for a national exhibition by the Crafts Council

"All commented on how wonderful the performance was….It was perfect."– Burgh House, Hampstead

"Awesome night for some storytelling with Vanessa Woolf at the university museums twilight event last night. Amazing setting, amazing feedback, epic amount of people through the doors.” -Cambridge University Fitzwilliam Museum via LCM Blog


Home Region: London