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We hope you enjoy browsing these pictures from a few events The Travelling Talesman has played. They should give some impression of the wide variety of settings in which story telling can flourish...

Stories are not just for kids, The Travelling Talesman specialises in building great atmosphere with myths and legens for adult or mixed audience events . Ideal for beside the fire in a traditional pub or historic events.

The Travelling Talesman

plays Wallingford BunkFest August 2004 (with Margie Barber, Richard Chaff and Fionagall )

The audience gathers and The Travelling Talesman and 3 other storytellers entertained them over the accidental background of music from the dancers outside (belly, morris and Welsh).

The Travelling Talesman's stories this time included Queen Matilda's Escape - a local historical tale of wits and daring. Cautionary arable adventure in The Field of Genies, Legends of Evil II by Rudyard Kipling and The Hedgehog and the Devil a popular story which most often finds itself coming out on the Longshanks and Talesman walks.

The Travelling Talesman playing a Berkshire Scout camp... first a Norse Classic: The Theft of Thor's Hammer in the barn in the early evening

Later the same evening around the camp fire ~ epic adventure, excitement and archery by fire and moonlight With the story of Adam Bell, William of Cloudsley, and Clym of the Clough.


Playing to a packed St Johns garden at the Beggars Fayre 2006. A regular and favorite part of the weekend.

After dinner tales at the Filkens Feast, the children have gone elsewhere and the adults indulge in travelling off on adventures in their imaginations with the storyteller.