STORYTELLING FESTIVALS IN BRITAIN
FESTIVAL AT THE EDGE, SHROPSHIRE The oldest of its kind in England offers tall tales, terrific tellers and music (festivalattheedge.org). SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, EDINBURGH Global guests celebrate oral traditions and cultural diversity (tracscotland.org). BEYOND THE BORDER, VALE OF GLAMORGAN Promotes traditional telling to contemporary audiences (beyondtheborder.com). HASTINGS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, EAST SUSSEX Celebrates the art through spoken word, dance, talks, theatre and digital media (hastingsstoryfest.org.uk). ORKNEY STORYTELLING FESTIVAL Attracts visitors from all over the world (orkney storytellingfestival.co.uk). STING IN THE TALE,
DORSET Professionals perform in historical venues (stinginthetale.org.uk).