Diary dates - 2019
*not all school dates are included here
January
 
 
 
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Working on my new book:
Medieval Folk Tales for Children
To be published Dec.2019
 
 
 
February
 
11th
Lichfield Storytellers, Staffordshire telling:
‘Embroidering the Truth’
13th
All Saints Primary School, Harwich, Essex
Stone Age Sessions - Hunter Gatherer Tales
20th
Kelling Heath Campsite, Norfolk
Twilight Storywalk
21st
Beccles Library, Suffolk
‘Hero Tales of East Anglia’
22nd
Surrey Storytellers, Ewell, telling:
‘Tales of an Itinerant Teller’
23rd-24th
Ashmolean Museum, Oxfordshire
‘Telling Heritage’ - storytelling work focusing on telling in museums as well as heritage sites
 
March
 
4th-8th
Settle, North Yorkshire
Storytelling outreach in various primary schools
9th
Long Preston, North Yorkshire
Family Festival
11th
East Harling Primary School, Norfolk
Stone Age Sessions - Hunter Gatherer Tales
14th
Ashmolean Museum, Oxfordshire
‘Telling Heritage’ - storytelling work focusing on telling in museums as well as heritage sites
20th
Once Upon a Wednesday, Burton on Trent, telling:
‘Tales of an Itinerant Teller’
26th
All Saints Primary School, Harwich, Essex
Stone Age Sessions - Hunter Gatherer Tales
28th
Bramall Hall, Stockport, telling:
‘Embroidering the Truth’
 
 
 
April
 
4th
Lynn Grove Academy, Gorleston, Nrfk.
Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
6th
Emerge Festival, Cannock Chase, Staff.
Tudor Tales
10th
Ipswich Museum, Suffolk
‘Saxons in Suffolk’ event, telling Beowulf and other myths and legends
10th & 17th
Kelling Heath Campsite, Norfolk
Twilight Storywalk
16th
Bards Aloud, storytelling club, Ipswich, telling:
‘Hero Tales of East Anglia’
(as TaBard with musician Trevor James)
18th
Tales and Ales at Geldeston Locks, Nrfk. telling:
‘Tales of an Itinerant Teller’
23rd
Stafford Knot Storytelling, Stafford, telling:
‘Hero Tales from the East’
also children’s session at Stone Lane Station
‘Here Be Dragons: St George and Other Stories’
27th
St George’s Day Event, Dunstable
‘Here Be Dragons: St George and Other Stories’
28th
Salisbury, Wiltshire
‘Here Be Dragons: St George and Other Stories’
 
May
 
2nd
Feltwell American Airbase, Norfolk
UK day at the American School
6th
Headstone Manor, Harrow
Roman Tales
9th - 12th
Living Crafts, Hatfield House, Herts.
Comic Tales for all Comers
26th - 27th
Witley Court. Worcestershire,
English Heritage Event: Victorian Tales & Music
(as TaBard with musician Trevor James)
28th-31st
Medieval Festival, Dorset
Medieval Tales (to be confirmed)
29th
Kelling Heath Campsite, Norfolk
Twilight Storywalk
 
 
 
June
 
8th
Morley Beer Festival, Norfolk
Comic Tales for Kids
15th & 16th
Colchester Oyster Fayre, Essex
Medieval Comic Tales
19th-21st
Wymondham Abbey, Norfolk
High Schools Event - Tudor Tales of Revolt and Reformation
23rd
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Roman event (to be confirmed)
28th
Leigh Folk Festival, Essex, telling:
‘Hero Tales from the East’
29th-30th
Alnwick, Northumberland
Edwardian event (to be confirmed)
 
July
 
7th
Royston, Herts
Historical Pageant, Medieval Comic Tales and Music (as TaBard with musician Trevor James)
12th-13th
Furness Tradition, Ulverston, Cumbria, telling:
‘Tavern Yard Tales and Music’ & other sets
(as TaBard with musician Trevor James)
14th
Folk by the Oak, Hatfield House, Herts.
Comic tales for all Comers
17th
Birmingham Storytelling Cafe, telling:
‘Tales of an Itinerant Teller’
20th
Nottingham University
Stories and Music Through the Ages
(as TaBard with musician Trevor James)
21st
Castle Hedingham, North Essex
Medieval Comic Tales
31st
Kelling Heath Campsite, Norfolk
Twilight Storywalk
 
 
August
 
2nd & 3rd
Sting in the Tale Storytelling Festival, Dorset
Wimborne Cathedral, telling:
‘Of Gods, Myths and Monsters’
John O’ Gaunts Hall, telling:
‘Dame Fortune’s Wheel and the Three Estates’
4th & 5th
Sidmouth Folk Week - Children’s Festival
Daytime and family evening session
14th, 21st & 28th
Kelling Heath Campsite, Norfolk
Twilight Storywalk
6th -11th
Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire
Annual Robin Hood Festival
21st - 23rd
The Moot Hall, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Medieval and Local Tales
25th & 26th
Castle Hedingham, North Essex
Medieval Comic Tales
31st
Ancient Oak, Medieval Festival, Cambridgeshire
Medieval Comic Tales
 
November
 
2nd
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Stratford Upon Avon
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot and other 17th century folktales around the fire
(to be confirmed)
9th
Wymondham High School, Wymondham, Nrfk.
Winter Festival - Midwinter Tales
23rd & 24th
Ludlow Medieval Xmas Fayre, Shropshire, telling: ‘A Canterbury Christmas’ and Medieval Comic Tales
 
 
 
October
 
4th & 5th
King John’s House, Romsey, Hampshire
Romsey Storytelling Festival - adult & children's tellings
19th
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Apple Day
23rd
Kelling Heath Campsite, Norfolk
Halloween Storywalk
24th - 27th
Holkham Hall, Norfolk
Halloween Event
26th
Glemsford Community Centre, Sudbury, Suffolk
telling: ‘Tavern Yard Tales’
(as TaBard with musician Trevor James)
 
September
1st
Ancient Oak, Medieval Festival, Cambridgeshire
Medieval Comic Tales
8th
Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury
Tudor Tales
14th
Hastings Storytelling Festival, Sussex
Performances to be confirmed
15th
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum, Nrfk
Broads Authority Event - Kett’s Rebellion and other Tales of Revolt
18th
Tapas and Tales, Woodbridge, Suffolk, telling:
‘Tales of an Itinerant Teller’
20th-22nd
Buckden Palace, Cambridgeshire
Taking part in Epic weekend of Arthurian telling
 
 
 
December
 
13th
BLAST storytelling gathering, Shropshire, telling:
‘Midwinter Miracles from Medieval Times’
14th &15th
Prittlewell Priory, Essex
Midwinter Medieval and Tudor Tales