Storytelling in the Story Hut

We have three great Story-Tellers, Callum McGowan, Mike Dodsworth  and Cliff Easterbrook who have all performed at previous Fairyland Trust events.  They will be based in The Story Hut.  See their blackboard for story times. 

Search out the Story Hut in the woods


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Callum McGowan delighting an audience at a Fairy Fair

Professional actor and storyteller, Callums’ recent work includes a 6 month National Tour of “Romeo & Juliet” (as Romeo !).  A keen writer and director, his own plays have been performed in Essex and London.  He directed “A Celebration of Shakespeare,” for the Olympic Celebrations and has taught acting and Shakespeare workshops at colleges and drama schools.

“… it was nothing but a joy to watch him.   A huge inspiration!”  – Storyteller Janina Vigurs

“This guy can embody and switch between characters so damn swiftly it was nothing but a joy to watch him.”

“Powerful” – The Fling Festival

Mike Dodsworth story-telling a tale under a great oak

Essex-based Mike Dodsworth  specialises in physically energetic telling with an emphasis on interacting with his audiences and bringing stories to life. He has told folk and fairy tales from near and far to audiences ranging from Primary Schools and BBC broadcasts  to Colchester Football Club, theatres and Barnardo’s. 

“Fantastic .. amazing .. charismatic” Parent at Lollibop Festival

Mike Dodsworth website


Cliff Easterbrook weaving a story with magic and music

The Travelling Talesman has been performing mythological and folkloric  spoken word for twenty years in arts centres, gardens, tents, castles, schools, living rooms, woodlands, pubs, restaurants, museums and now the Fairy Fair. Cliff Easterbrook is a spoken word narrative performer of myths, legends, folktales and the occasional poem, a storyteller! His energetic performance is engaging  for a wide variety of  family audiences.  Free

“Enthralling. Enchanting. Terrific!”

Marilyn Isherwood, Spring Gardens Arts Centre, High Wycombe.

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