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Tellers, Tales and Tradition: The Diamond Girl, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2019

When: Friday, June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – Sunday, June 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Tuin Aan Zee, Buiksloterweg 9, 1031 CC Amsterdam, Netherlands

THE TRADITION Join teller and tradition bearer Shonaleigh for a unique, immersive weekend of storytelling to experience a living, unbroken oral tradition. The Druts’yla tradition has been passed down from grandmother to granddaughter by generations of Jewish women, but was almost lost after the uprooting of these communities in World[…]

Tellers, Tales and Tradition: Tobias and the Snow Tear, York St John University 2019

When: Friday, February 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – Sunday, February 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Where: Quad South Hall, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7EX

Shonaleigh is one of Europe’s leading storytellers. Having learned the Drut’syla tradition from the age of four, she carries thousands of oral stories from the Jewish tradition and shares their magic, mystery and wisdom with audiences around the world. For many years, Shonaleigh has shared the techniques of the Drut’syla[…]

Tellers, Tales and Tradition

“But that’s another story for another time…” Shonaleigh was taught 12 story cycles by her Grandmother, each containing hundreds of tales. These stories interconnect – you may start with the tale of the Diamond Girl and find yourself swimming with an Ice Fish on a distant shore before returning to […]

Tobias and the Snow Tear – Teller, Tale and Tradition Weekend

When: Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – Sunday, April 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Where: Emerson College, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JX

Tobias and The Snow Tear 6-8 April 2018 with Shonaleigh in the Storytelling Hut, Emerson College, Forest Row East Sussex ‘Like worlds within worlds, like old familiar paths that we have walked, so the stories within a Drut’syla cycle… ‘Tobias, father of the diamond girl, has his own story. One[…]

Press Resources

This page contains information of use to anyone writing articles about or promoting Shonaleigh’s events. General Information Please note that the Shonaleigh web site and email addresses changed on 1st August 2017. The new addresses are shown below:- Web site: Events Diary: (Download .ICS File) Email Address for […]


Do you have feedback for Shonaleigh? If so please email   A selection of kind words:- “I came with my grown up daughter, having given her the weekend as a birthday present, and we were both captivated all weekend. These ancient stories had contemporary relevance. They were well told […]

Birmingham Storytelling Cafe

THE DIAMOND GIRL & THE GOAT-HORN BEE A day comes when everything changes. What should have been the happy ending is the beginning of a nightmare. A blessing has become a curse and the curse is the only way to survive. When her world is torn apart Reisal has to […]