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August 2019

The Tangle of the Commons

August 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bridport Story Cafe, Watercleaves
Bridport, United Kingdom
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Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. Rumi The Tangle of the Commons tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far? Here are some of the old…

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September 2019

Apple Stories – Woodbury Community Orchard

September 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Woodbury Community Orchard, Woobury Devon United Kingdom + Google Map
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Storytelling at Teign Shanty Festival

September 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Teign Heritage Centre, 29 French Street
Teignmouth, TQ14 8ST United Kingdom
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Free

I'll be telling sea stories at Teign Heritage Centre for the Teign Sea Shanty Festival Suitable for all ages; free of charge. Come along and hear about the adventures of Francis Drake, why the sea is salty, why you should always sing to the mouth of a river, and how to fool a mermaid.... Storytelling begins at 11am, 1pm and…

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October 2019

RHS Rosemoor: Apple Weekend

October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - October 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington Devon EX38 8PH United Kingdom + Google Map

I'll be telling apple and wildlife stories all weekend at RHS Rosemoor near Torrington, as part of their Apple Day celebrations. Find me in the Cob House near the Education centre. I'll also be signing some copies of Botanical Folk Tales during the day. See you there!

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Autumn and Apples

October 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wimborne Minster Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1HT + Google Map

Wimborne Green Festival invites you to join us in the Magical setting of the Crypt of Wimborne Minster Church Sting in the Tale presents you with an hour of Autumn storytelling with Lisa Schneidau. Who is the mysterious fairy horse protecting Dorset’s orchards… why do leaves change their colours in the autumn… and why do we sing to apple trees?…

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All Hallows Dark Gathering: Wild Women and Witches

October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle, The Harbour
Boscastle, Cornwall PL35 0HD United Kingdom
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£5

  I will be storytelling at the Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft and Magic on the Saturday morning of this amazing event. You might also spot me dancing with Beltane Border Morris later on.... Wise Women and Witches Stories from the Isles of Britain The venue will be the library at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.  Given the rarity of…

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February 2020

Festivals in 2020!

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

I will be storytelling, and running workshops and story walks, at the Story Labyrinth (Derbyshire, 12-21 June), Beyond the Border (Carmarthenshire, 3-5 July), Festival at the Edge (Shropshire, July 17th - 19th) and Oxford Storytelling Festival (28-30 August) this year. More details to follow...

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The Tangle of the Commons

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Endecott House, High Street
Chagford, Devon TQ13 8AJ
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£8

The Tangle of the Commons tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far? Here are some of the old tales, laced with history, ecology and a hefty dose of the ridiculous, to provoke thought…

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March 2020

The Tangle of the Commons

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ashburton Arts Centre, 15 West Street
Ashburton, Devon TQ13 7DT United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

The Tangle of the Commons tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far? Here are some of the old tales, laced with history, ecology and a hefty dose of the ridiculous, to provoke thought…

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Storytelling events Spring-Summer 2020… news…

March 20 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm

I've taken down storytelling events planned for Spring and Summer 2020 at present, due to the ongoing uncertainty with the Coronavirus. There are many plans afoot, including Beyond the Border, Festival at the Edge and Oxford Storytelling Festival... not to mention some wild and woolly storytelling on Dartmoor, and virtual storytelling and nature projects in development. (This little fellow is…

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