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David Phelps “The Night Study” Inspired by Workshop

David Phelps credits a Shonaleigh Workshop as inspiration for his latest e-short story, “The Night Study”. Releasing the e-short on his blog, David recommends going to see one of Shonaleigh’s storytelling performances, saying “It will be one of your cultural highlights of the year” You can download and find out more […]


Geldeston hosts East Anglian Storytelling Festival

Hear tales on water and land as Geldeston hosts East Anglian Storytelling Festival The East Anglian Storytelling Festival will be coming to The Locks Inn at Geldeston next weekend. The cream of the region’s storytellers will be there, including Hugh Lupton and Paul Jackson, as well as internationally acclaimed Taffy […]


28th Annual Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

Thursday 7th ~ Saturday 9th September 2017 The Timpanogos Storytelling Festival is one of the United State’s premier storytelling events. Attendees from across the USA, Canada and beyond come to hear stories from unforgettable performers in an unbelievable setting at the Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point. The new location at […]


From My Grandmother’s Lips

Shonaleigh is a Drut’syla – an oral storyteller from the Yiddish tradition, and one of the foremost tellers on the British scene at the moment. She has been described as a cross between Shahrazad and Jane Horrocks and has an extensively varied repertoire of stories and songs. As she says, […]


Storytelling with Shonaleigh

Shonaleigh, Jewish storyteller (drut’syla), will be our special guest for Erev Shabbat/Shabbat Yachdav this evening. Before the service she will explain her storytelling tradition, inherited from her Jewish grandmother who survived the Shoah. View Original Article


Ghosts In The Glens Storytelling Festival

Antrim Glens Tourism will continue to awaken and celebrate the real spirit of the Glens of Antrim with its annual festival of storytelling and music. Festival director and local storyteller Liz Weir says: ‘This is our fourth Festival and we will once again welcome both… Over the weekend there will […]