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

"Whose pigs are these?
Whose pigs are these?
They are John Potts
You can tell them by their spots
And I found them in the vicarage garden! "English Rhyme

Latest Website Updates

  • Once upon a Winters Night with Paul Jackson and Norwich Community Choir

    Strangers walk through the winter snow to bring gifts, The choir will sing in latin bringing a sense of winter and curious magic

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 21/11/2017
  • The Magic Words (Opera Tales)

    The Magic Words (Opera Tales) is a story intended to introduce young children to the magic of opera and classical music. Written and directed by Ursula Holden Gill.

    Submitted by Ursula Holden Gill | Last updated on 20/11/2017
  • The Dreamwatcher: Winter Tales of Hidden Bulgaria, by A Spell In Time

    Glorious seasonal tales spiced with warm winter blessings from the heart of Bulgarian myth and folklore

    Submitted by Moni Sheehan | Last updated on 19/11/2017
  • AEDA. Spanish Publication

    AEDA produces articles on the story scene in europe

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 14/11/2017
  • Winter Tales for Familes

    Winter tales for all the family of any age. This will be a gathering of some of East Anglia's finest Storytellers, whereby they will tell traditional Winter Folk & Fairy Tales.

    Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 14/11/2017