Calendar

2018

25 – 29 May Hare Moon Storytelling Camp More information here

11 March Persian Storytelling, Smithsonian Institute Washington DC

14 – 16 February, British Museum, Chinese New Year in the Asia Gallery 11:30-12, 13:00-13:30 and 14:15-14:45

2017

1,2,3 December Kathakar Festival, Delhi

25 – 27 October Scythian Stories for Families, British Museum, London

23, 24 October Stories for Families, Cutty Sark, Greenwich, London

15 October Stories from Asia for the Opening of the Asia Gallery, Smithsonian Institute Washington DC.

22 September Shahnameh for Families, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

28 – 30 July Festival at the Edge

22 July 2pm Shahnameh, Austin University, Texas

21 July 10 am Storytelling Workshop, Blanton Museum of Art, Texas

20 July 6.30 pm Ramayana, Austin University, Texas

15 – 17 June Storytelling Festival, Ljungby Sweden

1 – 4 June Singapore Storytelling Festival

25 March 6pm, The Lalala Choir – Bastien und Bastienne, Chocolate Factory, 26 King’s Inn Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 1

6 March 12 pm, 2pm & 4pm Nizami’s 7 Princesses for families, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Washington

21 February Travel Stories 12.30 & 2, Chester Beatty Library

20 February 6.30pm Your Story, National Concert Hall Dublin

2016

28 October British Museum, Late Isis and Osiris

1 October Bath Literature Festival ,Princess and the Pea

30 September Shahnameh with Arash Moradi, Guildhall Theatre Derby

29 September Shahnameh with  Arash Moradi, Foyle Studio mac Birmingham

30 August British Museum, Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

25 August British Museum ,Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

16 August British Museum, Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

12 August British Museum, Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

25 July British Museum, Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

22 July British Museum, Late Demeter and Persphone

21 July British Museum, Sunken Cities of Egypt Family Day

30 May Hay on Wye Literature Festival ,Sunken Cities of Egypt

12 May Horniman Museum – Queer Late – Gilgamesh 19.00 & 21.00

23 April Dril Hall, Shakespeare with Sherry Robinson

22 March Village Storytelling Festival, Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts

19 March Seven Wise Princesses, Rich Mix London

5 March Smithsonian Institute, Shahnameh Solo 12.00 Sohrab and Rustam, 14.00 Sam, Zal, Rudaba, 16.00 Siyawush, Bizan and Manijer

15 February Families  –  Asia Room 33 11.30, 13.00, 14.15
16 February Families  –  Egypt Room 4 11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
17 February Families  –  Living and Dying and North America Rooms 24 & 26  11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
18 February Families  –  Africa Room 25 11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
19 February Families  –  Egypt Room 4 11.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00

30 January 2016 The Shahnameh, with Arash Moradi

2015

16 November 2015, Soho Theatre, London, ‘The Baba Yaga Show,’ 8pm

7 November 2015, Cranborne Earthhouse, ‘Day of the Dead Storytelling’

30th and 31st October, 2015 British Museum, London, ‘Day of the Dead’ – Roving Storytelling for Families

29 October 2015, Rich Mix, London ‘Day of the Dead,’ 8pm

16 October 2015, Tasca Storytelling Festival, Italy ‘The Wonderful Bag’ 9pm

26th September 2015, Rich Mix London, ‘Morgana le Fey’ 8pm

24 September 2015, Wirksworth Festival, Shahnameh with Arash Moradi, 7.30pm

19 September 2015, Lewisham Story Festival, ‘The Princess and the Pea’ 3 – 4 pm

5 September 2015, Wise Words Festival Canterbury, ‘Paradise Bride,’ 8pm

20 – 31 August, Edinburgh Festival. ‘Morgana le Fey’

19 – 30 August, Edinburgh Festival. ‘Paradise Bride’

29 July, The Fabularium Fairytale Festival, Crickcrack Club

5, 6 June Storytelling Conference with Barefoot Books, Cambridge Massachusetts

1 June, Storytelling Republic, Oxford, 8pm ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid’

8 May, British Museum for ‘Ancient Greece, mind, body and soul’, Tales of the Great Red Goddess 18.15, 19.00, 19.45

2 – 3 May, Storytelling Festival, Balearic Island Palma de Majorca

29 April, The Forge, London, ‘The 7 Wise Princesses’ 7.30 pm

15 – 17 April, British Museum, Storytelling for ‘The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece’

8 April, Torriano StoryNight, London ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid’ 8pm

22 March, Victoria and Albert Museum, ‘Shahnameh Iranian Book of Kings’ Storytelling for Nowruz

7 March Smithsonian Insititute Freer and Sackler Galleries, ‘Nizami’s 7 Wise Princesses’

27 February, Shaggy Dog Storytelling, Hebden Bridge, ‘Baba Yaga and the Virgin’

23 February, London Goddess Temple, Kingston ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid and other tales of the Divine Feminine’

16 – 20 February, British Museum Gallery, 33 Chinese Stories 12.15, 2.15, 3.15

30 January, Scottish Storytelling Centre, ‘Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid’ 8pm

2014

21 – 23 November Warsaw Storytelling Festival The Shahnameh with Arash Moradi

14 November 6.30pm Shahnameh Kensington and Chelsea Library

13 November 7.30pm Her – Forging the Lines of Brigid, The Garage, The Horse and Groom, Hastings, TN38 0EB

11 November 2014 7.30 Guesthouse Storytellers, The Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road, Newhaven BN9 9EA

10 November 2014 8pm Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE

2 – 3 November 4pm ‘The Word’ Meyerhold Centre, Novoslobodskaya, Moscow

27 – 31 October British Museum Storytelling for the Ming – 50 years that changed China

12 October Cheltenham Literature Festival – The Princess and the Pea

10 -21 September Wise Words Literature Festival ‘Her’ and ‘Pussy’s in the Well’

29 September 2014 7.15 for a 7.30 start Treadwells Esoteric Bookshop, 33 Store Street, London WC1E 7BS

19 September 2014 Wise Words Storytelling Festival, TIME AND PLACE TBC Canterbury

13 September 2014 7.30 The Old Bakehouse Theatre, Blackheath SE3 9LA

24 August Royal Mews Storytelling

23 August 11 – 4pm Stories for The Big Summer Read Churchill Square, Brighton

17 August 11.30, 12.30, 13.30 Storytelling for the Royal Mews, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W

11 August at 11am 2014 The Princess and the Pea The Big Summer Read, Churchill Square Brighton

25 – 28 June Glastonbury Festival Shakti Speaks – Brigid Her Temple

29 May – 1 June – Oslo Storytelling Festival – Baba Yaga and the Virgin

31 March – Baba Yaga and the Virgin – Soho Theatre 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE

17 March – The Shahnameh by Ferdowsi with Xanthe Gresham and Arash Moradi
– The Forge, 3-7 Delancey Street, Camden, London NW1 7NL

9 February – Stories for Chinese New Year 1.30pm and 3pm The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle

8 February – Stories from Japan, Arabia and Ireland 2pm The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle

14 January – Barcelona – Baba Yaga and the Virgin

2013

15 December Morgana Le Fey The Bargehouse South Bank Centre London 7pm

7 December Morgana Le Fey Aberystwith Arts Centre

26 October Fee Fee La Fou HQ London Baba Yaga and the Virgin 6pm

12 October Beverley Literature Festival Baba Yaga and the Virgin

11 October Cheltenham Literature Festival 8.45 Morgana le Fey The Inkpot

4 October Litfest Doncaster The Shahnameh The Storey Institute 8pm

25 September Northern Stage Newcastle Morgana le Fey 8pm

21 September Parasol Unit London The Shahnameh 2.30 – 3.30

14 September Wise Words Festival Canterbury Baba Yaga and the Virgin Marlow Theatre Studio 8.30

13 September Wise Words Festival Canterbury Tall Tales Gulbenkian Theatre 10am – 11am

13 August Bleddfa Centre Wales, Baba Yaga and the Virgin

29 August Glastonbury Festival Baba Yaga and the Virgin Her Temple 20.00 – 21.15

13 August Bleddfa Centre Wales, Baba Yaga and the Virgin

5 & 6 July York Theatre Royal Morgana le Fey with Nick Hennessey 7.45pm

14 June Tomb Thumb Theatre Margate Pussys in the Well

28 April Barefoot Books Oxford Studio Sunday Storytelling Special 14.45 – 15.30

12 April Brigsteer Village Hall South Lakeland Baba Yaga and the Virgin 7.30

10 – 11 April 2013 Royal Mews London Storytelling 11.30/12.30/1.30

4 April 2013 Rich Mix London The Charity Shop 7.30pm

16 March 2013, Shahnameh – Nowruz Celebrations, The Smithsonian Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington

5 – 8 March 2013, Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

12 February 2013, Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings with Arash Moradi, Soho Theatre  W1D 3NE, 8pm

10 February 2013, Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings with Arash Moradi, Edinburgh Iranian Festival

2012

15 December Festive Storytelling Royal Mews Buckingham Palace 11.30 12.30 & 1.30

13 December 2012 ‘Midwinter Tales with Nick Hennessey and Jo Blake Cave, Royal and Derngate Theatre, 9 Guildhall Road, Northampton.  8pm

7 December 2012, The Shahnameh – The Persian Book of Kings, The Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle, NE1 2NP, 7.30pm

9 November Baba Yaga and the Virgin Lichfield Garrick Theatre Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR Box office 01543 412 121

2 November – The Day of the Dead with Xanthe, Ben Haggarty and Tuup – Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

1 – 2 November – Strict and Happy – Folktale Version of The Merchant of Venice, Room 1, Enlightenment Gallery, The British Museum 12.30, 2.15, 3.15

29 – 31 October – Sycorax’s Tempest Sainsbury African Galleries, The British Museum 12.30, 2.15, 3.15

17 August, 29 October – 2 November Sycorax’s Tempest British Museum Africa Gallery

20 – 22 July Festival at the Edge Much Wenlock, Shropshire

29 June – 1 July 2012 Shahnameh with Arash Moradi Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival

19 June Pussy’s in the Well – The Goddess Under the Pavement Soho Theatre 8pm

8 June Baba Yaga and the Virgin Hammersmith Irish Centre 7.30 pm 5 Black’s Road W6 9DT 020 85638232

27 May Farm Day Stories Bishop Burton College, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 8QG 12 – 4.30pm

20 May 2012 Underworld Tales Inspired by the Past Festival Shugborough Castle

19 May Tales from the Silk Road Asian Word Festival 11 am Asia House

18 May Shoe and Tell: Red Shoes Storytelling Design Museum Shad Thames London SE1 2YD 8 – 11pm