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Wild About Story Invites you to a Storyteller’s Bookclub - Conversations with Storytelllers about books which inspire the Oral Traditions

Wild about Story has invited some long serving storytellers to have a think about the books that have inspired, challenged or nourished them on their journey as a storyteller. Hosted by Tim Ralphs, guest tellers will be invited to share their experiences of a chosen book and reflect on how it has watered the roots of their work in the oral tradition. Clare will be discussing 'A Short History of Myth' by Karen Armstrong. 

Questions from the audience are welcome, emailed in advance to [email protected] Booking is essential, ticket holders will be emailed a Zoom link the day before the event.  It may add to the experience for audience members to have read the book in advance but it is not essential.  Copies of the book are available to order (inc. p&p) from Wild About Story (5% discount). Email  [email protected] for details.

About Clare

From mainstage theatres to medieval roundtowers Clare has been a storyteller for 14 years. She has performed in more than 20 countries, telling stories for all kinds of audiences. Her performances include shows such as “The King of Lies”; the political folkloric show set in Damascus, and playful pieces like UniVerse which explores where quantum physics, philosophy and mythology meet. She tells the story that is called for in each situation; from telling to the President of Ireland to performing at the Writers room of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Clare also performs at festivals, art centres, universities, public and private events, conferences and schools. She teaches storytelling, communication skills, performance technique, and public speaking skills.

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Thanks to Tim Ralphs for hosting

Online event

Please arrive in the Zoom room in time for a prompt start at 7.30pm


Wild About Story

Wild About Story offers storytelling and singing opportunities for people of all ages. Based at Cedar Farm in Mawdesley, West Lancashire, we aim to nurture creativity, connection and community through the joy of words spoken and sung.