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Tellers, Tales and Tradition: The Opal Forest, Zwolle, Netherlands 2019

When: Friday, October 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – Sunday, October 6, 2019 @ 7:45 pm
Where: The Storytelling Boat, Diezerstraat 80, 8011RJ Zwolle, Netherlands

Shonaleigh is an internationally respected narrator and tradition keeper. She was born in the Netherlands and she grew up in England. She is a Drut’syla, a narrator in the Jewish tradition. This oral tradition of remembering and telling thousands of traditional stories has been passed through generations of Jewish women[…]


Tales at the Watermill – The Opal Forest

When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Shepshed Watermill, Mill Farm, Hathern Road, Shepshed, near Loughborough, LE12 9RP

Storytelling in an 18th century working watermill. A great venue for grown up storytelling in Leicestershire Shepshed Watermill, Mill Farm, Hathern Road, Shepshed, near Loughborough, LE12 9RP. Booking advisable.


Storytelling at the Feast of Fools, The Emerald Sea

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Delapre Abbey, London Rd Northampton NN4 8AW

Last chance to catch this story in the UK for 12 years! Shonaleigh is truly 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[…]


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Bridport Story cafe

SHONALEIGH CUMBERS returns to the Story Cafe with THE OPAL FOREST, the third tale in the Gem Cycle. Nobody entering the Opal Forest emerges unscathed. The scholar becomes a hero, the wise man is driven mad, the fool becomes a warrior without reason and the innocent are older than they […]