Recent Projects

 

Storyteller in residence for the Mendip Hills AONB . "Echoes in the land". Working in 9 Mendip villages to recreate a new story for each. Culminating in a Performance held in Cheddar Caves. Here the stories were performed and shared. A book and CD were produced with some of the stories being told in local dialect



Storyteller in Residence for the Blackdown Hills. Year long project "Telling the Seasons". Researching local folklore to create a performance piece. Sharing this with the residents of the Blackdowns. Getting a creative response to landscape with children and working with family groups in woodlands to whistle up words and stories and remember who we are on, in and with the land in story terms.Part of this project was the recreation of "Punkie Night" which involved 300 Blackdown residents alongside musicians, fire jugglers and characters from stories taking part in a lantern lit procession to celebrate the seasons with story and song.
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from this a book and CD have been made



Whispers in the Wind... commissioned
by Theatre Orchard . A storytelling piece telling the story of the doling of the land by the use of apple and symbols.



Chime Child...an evocative and moving tale of the stories and songs hidden in the Somerset Landscape



WE ARE ALL CONNECTED...rain forest project in schools using one story to play with and discover a little of how it may be, living, breathing, eating, playing and praying in the rain forest