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NATIONAL STORYTELLING WEEK
From fairy tales to fables, myths to legends, telling stories has taken place across the world – in one form or another – for thousands of years. whether it’s ghostly tales whispered in playgrounds or bedtime stories told by a parent, these narratives have the power to entertain and delight. Beginning on 27 january, national storytelling week takes place in theatres, museums, schools and hospitals around the uk, promoting this enduring oral tradition and passing it from one generation to the next. to find out about more and discover events near you, visit the society for storytelling’s website, sfs.org.uk.