Storytelling Performance History

GIANTS, at Taproot Festival, Lismore, Scotland. Performances and workshops for adults and children led by Alice Fernbank and Svend Engh. 14th to 17th September 2017.

Sufi Stories, (Tales of Nasruddin Hodja and The Story of Fatima the Spinner and the Tent) Sufi Night, The Barbican Music Library, Level 2, Silk Street, London, EC2 8DS. Wednesday 16th August 2017.

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Stories around the Fire, The Family Hub,Kelburn Garden PartyKelburn Estate, Fairlie, Largs KA29 0BE, 1st and 2nd July 2017. Family storytelling and singing with Alice Fernbank and Svend Erik-Engh.

Girls, Goddesses, Wise Women, and Witches. The Guid Crack Club Edinburgh’s monthly storytelling night, currently held at The Fig Tree (previously Circus Café, St. Mary’s Street.) 26th May, 2017. Alice Fernbank leads a night exploring feminine power in its brightest light and darkest shadows. Meet courageous wives, grumpy goddesses, witches who curse and witches who bless; there’ll be girls who get lost and girls who are found, with banished giantesses and heroines on quests.



The Music of What Happens, Storytelling from Alice Fernbank and David Francis, with musical improvisations from Mairi Campbell, Nicky Haire and Su-a Lee. TradFest, The Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, 3rd May 2017.


GIANTS TradFest, The Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, 30th April 2017. Alice and Svend, two tall storytellers, on a quest to find out where the big people came from.


Elfin Bow Album Lauch, Character Storytelling of ‘The Leaves that Hung but Never Grew’ The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool, 18th March 2017.17240633_10211184590425370_7530648385966071463_o

Book launch of “The Pointless Rose” by Michael Angus, live storytelling interpretations of Michael Angus’s tales. Helensburgh, 11th February 2017.

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Campbell’s CeilidhThe Scottish Storytelling Centre. Alice has told stories at this regular monthly event throughout 2016.


Stories of Water and Waves Cafe Voices, The Scottish Storytelling Centre, 6th October 2016

Tale of Tales Pre-show storytelling, Filmhouse Edinburgh, 10th July 2016

Sangs an’ Clatter   The Village Storytelling Festival,  Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow 26 March 2016

BOLD DAUGHTERS, The Audacious Women FestivalThe Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh 25th February 2016


BOLD DAUGHTERS PREVIEW, The Loch Ness Barge, Inverness, 14th February 2016BD

WINTER FOLKTALES FROM AROUND THE WORLDEdinburgh Printmakers Christmas Shopping Day, 19th December 2015


The Stolen Bairn and the Sidh, FANTASY AND FAIRYTALES Open Arts Cafe, West London, May 2015.

Fantasy and Fairytales

Copperwoman & Skeleton Woman WOMANKIND, Star Anise Arts Cafe, Stroud May 2015

WOMANKIND, Star Anise Arts Cafe, May 2015.

Alice’s Wonderland of Spontaneous Storytelling CGO Gathering, The Bread and Roses, Clapham May 2015

The Princess and the Magical Hat & The Stolen Bairn and the Sidh WOMANKIND, Star Anise Arts Cafe, Stroud March 2015

WOMANKIND Star Anise Arts Cafe Stroud 2015

The Ramayana STORY JAM, Canvas and Cream, Forest Hill Nov 2014

The Ramayana

The Three Little Pigs & Three Terrible Wishes, SOUTH END GREEN FESTIVAL, Keats House, Hampstead, London June 2014

Skeleton Woman & The Woman and her 5 Lovers, STORY JAM ‘SOULMATES’ Canvas and Cream, Forest Hill. April 2014


Folk Tales from Bangladesh STORY JAM Canvas and Cream, Forest Hill. Oct 2013

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Folk Tales from Bangladesh LATES Flat Planet near Oxford Circus July 2013

Lates 2013

Folk Tales for Children: Gaddah the Goul, Baba Yaga, The Jackfruit, The Mirror, The Three Little Pigs, Three Silly Wishes, The Louse and the Flea STANWICK LAKES STORY FESTIVAL Stanwick Lakes, Northants June 2013

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Folk Tales from Bangladesh BANG BANG BANGLADESH The Barbican Centre, London March 2013

Bang Bang Bangladesh

The Jackfruit INFECTIOUS STORIES The Betsy Trotwood, Farringdon, London. March 2013

Hodja Podja, Lip Thumb and Toe STORY JAMMISSIMO, Feb 2013

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The Tale of Tiddy Mun LATES Flat Planet near Oxford Circus Dec 2012

Guinea Pigs LATES Flat Planet near Oxford Circus July 2012

Toothbreaker and Lip Thumb & Toe STORY JAM MAX, THE BROCKLEY MAX FESTIVAL Jam Circus, Brockley June 2012


Gaddah the Ghoul HOW TO BE A HERO, THE BROCKLEY MAX FESTIVAL Jam Circus, Brockley June 2012

How to be a Hero

Baba Yaga LATES Flat Planet near Oxford Circus May 2012

Toothbreaker NIGHT OF THE STORYTELLER The Miller, London Bridge Jan 2012

Toothbreaker Night of the Storyteller The Miller 2012

Folk Tales and Myths STORY JAM Jam Circus Jan, Feb, March, April, May 2012


Skeleton Woman ‘JEEPERS CREEPERS’ at OPEN ARTS CAFE, West London Synagogue Oct 2011

Skeleton Woman, The Donkey, Three Foolish Wishes THE YURT at OCCUPY FINSBURY SQUARE SITE, Finsbury Square Oct 2011

The Tale of Tiddy Mun INFECTIOUS STORIES The Betsy Trotwood, Farringdon, London Dec 2011

Baba Yaga NIGHT OF THE STORYTELLER The Miller, London Bridge Sep 2011

Folk Tales from around the World  with LIP THUMB AND TOE STORYTELLING COLLECTIVE,  WEST NORWOOD FEAST West Norwood Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 2011 Feb, March 2012

Stories for Children, LITTLE CHILL IN THE BIG SMOKE, THEATRE TOTS FESTIVAL, Hither Green, South East London July 2011

Tales from the Lock-in: The Donkey, The Louse and the Flea, Three Foolish Wishes, The Lie with INFECTIOUS THEATRE at THE TOM THUMB THEATRE, Margate, Kent Dec 2010

Tales from the Deep, Trickster Tales and Tales from the Lock-in, with INFECTIOUS THEATRE at THE CAMDEN FRINGE FESTIVAL, Camden, London Aug 2010

Infectious Stories

Guinea Pigs, INFECTIOUS STORIES, Calders Bookshop Theatre  The Cut, London April 2010

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