Grange Court May 2018

Delighted to be hosting two sessions for the Ledbury Poetry Festival at Grange Court in Leominster. ‘Seen and Heard’ on 22nd May and 19th June from 1-3pm. An opportunity to play with poetry and to share your work or favourite poems with others. Contact Grange Court to book a place – 01568 737980.  

Kington Workshop May 2018

Join a storytelling and storymaking workshop in Kington on Saturday 5th May from 10am to 1pm. The session will unfold with colourful and playful activities designed to foster the sharing of stories and to develop storytelling skills and creativity.   Places are free but must be booked in advance on 01544 231732 or No […]

Rescheduled Performance

The snow delayed the first of this year’s ‘Watchers’ performances at Putley, near Ledbury, but it has been rescheduled to Friday 20th April and tickets are available from and Ledbury Books and Maps. Last week I was at Bridgwater Arts Centre and enjoyed working with the beautiful new set by Genevieve Belgard,  and using […]

Watchers of the Skies – Spring 2018

The show can be seen in Herefordshire on March 2nd 2018 at Putley Village Hall, and in Bridgwater Arts Centre in Somerset on March 9th. There are two nights in the north west at Bolton Little Theatre on March 23rd and 24th, and then back in Herefordshire at Llanwarne Village Hall on April 6th. The […]

Bits and Bobs

The annual storytelling workshop took place a week ago at The Fold near Bransford, Worcestershire. A beautiful venue with a fabulous cafe and vibrant art studios to browse in. I look forward to the next one already – on October 20th 2018! Half term featured the popular Family Festival at The Courtyard in Hereford and […]

Summer 2017

I’ve enjoyed a month of researching and writing, and also having the website refreshed by Perfect Arc in Ludlow. Now looking forward to starting new writing courses and hosting the next open storytelling workshop in October. Tour dates are already going in the diary for ‘Watchers of the Skies’ for Spring 2018 and will be […]

May 2017

The traditional May Fair is now in Hereford and it has completely taken over the centre of the city bringing a different energy to daily life. As Spring moves into Summer many Story Space projects are now in full flow with writing workshops at Grange Court in Leominster for Red Spark Learning, and also with […]

Spring 2017

Rehearsals are well underway in Stroud for “Watchers of the Skies” and I’m looking forward to the shows in March. The venues are very different from each other and a great opportunity to explore new performance spaces. Ledbury Poetry Festival Community Programme workshops with Red Spark Learning begin again soon, and this year we’ll be […]

Review – Community Programme

A comprehensive report into the Ledbury Poetry Festival Community Programme has called it “vibrant and innovative”, and has praised its “outstanding team of creative practitioners”, with the work having a “powerful impact on people’s wellbeing”. I’m delighted to have taken part in the review with an external evaluation of creative writing and poetry sessions held […]