Storylines

Storylines has been for many years the SfS's flagship publication.  Published quarterly it has contained news and articles on storytelling both in England and Wales and further afield.

Storylines has now moved to being a fully online publication.  From these pages SfS members can browse the articles, access PDF archives of the quarterly editions, or even submit your own article to the editors.

All Articles

  • Suffolk Folk Tales by Kirsty Hartsiotis

    Kirsty Hartsiotis has put together the ideal collection for a Suffolk storyteller.

    By Amy Robinson Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • The Legend of Vortigern by Simon Heywood

    So, Vortigern, who he? There can be few people in this septic isle who don’t know something of the legendary exploits of King Arthur or the derring-do of Robin Hood and his merry men.

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Hare Moon Storytelling Weekend

    The only warm weekend of early summer was the one that Jonathan Lambert had picked to put together a bunch of storytellers in the extraordinarily beautiful Ashlyn Woods near Cambridge.

    By Marion Leeper Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Editorial: 11th December 2015

    Here is the next edition of Storylines

    By Honor Giles Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • From the Board: February 2014

    It's been a long time since the last From the Board, and a lot has happened.

    By Tom Goodale Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Modern Mysteries

    The Wood Sisters

    By Sue Charman and Sam Wernham Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Common Grounding

    The Federation for European Storytelling

    By Martin Manasse Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • FEST Conference, Västerbotten, Sweden, 8-12 June 2014

    A report for the Society for Storytelling.

    By Martin Manasse Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • "That Which is Eternal"

    "That Which is Eternal"

    "All For the Dead Man's Penny," Festival at the Edge, 2014

    By Theresa Kelleher Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • A Space for Change

    A new collection of essays on environmental storytelling

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016

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Editorials

  • The New Storylines

    Kali and the Age of Destruction

    By Emily Hennessey Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 18/04/2017
  • Spend Less, Hear More 2012

    When you pay your membership fee to join the Society for Storytelling, you are making a contribution to all the activities we run

    By Board of Trustees Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 08/12/2016
  • Editorial: 11th December 2015

    Here is the next edition of Storylines

    By Honor Giles Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • From the Board: February 2014

    It's been a long time since the last From the Board, and a lot has happened.

    By Tom Goodale Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Editorial:11th December 2015

    I'm delighted to announce (somewhat belatedly) that I'm taking on the editorship of Storylines.

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016

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Reviews

  • Gloucestershire Folk Tales by Anthony Nanson

    This is the first book from the History Press’s series on British Folk Tales that I have read – and I was not disappointed!

    By Sharon Wu Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Bag of Jewels by Sarah Percival

    The title of this CD could not be more apt – it truly is a little gem! Sarah Perceval has carefully selected nine traditional tales from countries such as Africa and Korea to illustrate nine virtuous qualities

    By Sharon Wu Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Huldredrøm: Dream of the Hid-Folk by Christopher R. Knutson

    Knutson's romantic tale of trolls, changelings and Norwegian folk high up in the Rondane mountains is a beautiful device for recording some of the ancient folklore of the region.

    By Chip Colquhoun Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Suffolk Folk Tales by Kirsty Hartsiotis

    Kirsty Hartsiotis has put together the ideal collection for a Suffolk storyteller.

    By Amy Robinson Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • The Legend of Vortigern by Simon Heywood

    So, Vortigern, who he? There can be few people in this septic isle who don’t know something of the legendary exploits of King Arthur or the derring-do of Robin Hood and his merry men.

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016

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Obituaries

  • Obituary: Derek “Crusty” Woodley

    Derek had a rare satisfaction with his position in life – alongside a wry sense of humour that is only found in a good old Suffolk boy.

    By Neil Lanham Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016