Welcome to the Society for Storytelling - The home of oral storytelling in the UK

Its almost the Time for The Summer festivals….FATE, SETTLE, GLASTONBURY, FEST….and many more.

Oral storytelling is one of the most ancient artforms, and continues to this day as a vibrant part of culture throughout the world. The Society for Storytelling was founded in 1993 to support and promote storytelling in England and Wales. 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. Welcome to The Community of Storytelling in Britain. Make a difference~Get involved!

"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

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Old Husbands, Old Wives

Old Husbands, Old Wives Tales

captivating stories from East Anglian storytelling duo Sarah Walker and Barrie deLara
Submitted by Marion Leeper | Last updated on 23/06/2017
Old Husbands, Old Wives

Old Husbands, Old Wives Tales

captivating stories from East Anglian storytelling duo Sarah Walker and Barrie deLara
Submitted by Marion Leeper | Last updated on 23/06/2017

Broken Shells: A Medieval Sea Story

Storyteller and academic Daisy Black brings to life Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale – a tale of love, fear, violence and the queer, cold seas which roil and coil between nations.
Submitted by Daisy Black | Last updated on 21/06/2017

TINC Y TANNAU

two bass viola da gamba and two voices to charm the birds from the trees.
Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 16/06/2017

PANDVANI108 – EPIC JUKEBOX!

Brash, exuberant, and with more experimental excitement than you can shake a stick at…this is the Short Myth Massive – live and irresistibly direct!
Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 16/06/2017