Here’s some of my favourite links about storytelling, nature and the land.


Bridport Story Cafe: great story nights once every two months.

Crick Crack Club: excellent performance storytelling.

Dartmoor Storytellers: our local story group based in Chagford.

Devon Storytellers: a MeetUp group that lists story happenings across Devon, including story nights in Sidmouth, Topsham and Exeter as well as Totnes and Chagford.

Festival at the Edge: storytelling festival held in Shropshire each July.

Flying Monkeys: a fine storytelling evening held in Bridport.

Mr Rook’s Speak Easy: a fine storytelling night in Frome.

Shonaleigh: a drut’syla and extraordinary storyteller, based near Sheffield.

Society for Storytelling: a hub for all things story in England and Wales.

South Devon Storytellers: our local story group based in Totnes.


Wild things

Beltane Border Morris: no flowers, bells or hankies here.

Dartmoor’s Daughter: nature connection to improve physical health and emotional wellbeing.

Devon Wildlife Trust: the county’s biggest wildlife organisation.

Hillwise: a Devon family business involved in mountain and moorland guiding, teaching navigation, expeditioning and steering 12 man Voyageur canoes.

Johan Allerfeldt: an extraordinary and accomplished improvisation pianist based in Devon.

The Red Alachigh: a space for sanctuary and creativity built by women.

David Wyatt: the illustrator who did the cover artwork for Botanical Tales of Britain and Ireland. Beautiful and imaginative art.