Top tips from Andy Johnson https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=l6Y0MjPEGKI Coming home to storytelling with Phil Okwedy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oaaa56KL3iw Cindylou Turner-Taylor in the beginning... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zALVtAd7ykM When's your turn? If you have been inspired by these conversations have a look round the rest of the sight to find out about the Bleddfa Week of Storytelling and the Bleddfa Intensive Performance Weekend. … Continue reading All the #bleddfastory25 video interviews in one place
Cindylou made a welcome return to Bleddfa this summer to perform her new show Genesis and talk to this year's students. Here's a video of the chat we had afterwards... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zALVtAd7ykM
As part of our 25th anniversary Bleddfa Week of Storytelling Phil Okwedy performed his show Stick Fighting Warriors with musician Mikey Price. There was a question and answer session the following day and in this interview I asked Phil to unpack some of the things he had talked about... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oaaa56KL3iw
Andy Johnson made a welcome return to the Bleddfa Week of Storytelling but this time as a guest teller. We couldn't let him get away without asking him to do a Q&A session with this year's group and I thought I'd ask him to talk about some of the issues that came up in that … Continue reading Top Tips from Andy Johnson
Bleddfa, valley of the wolf, a place full of symbols: Tobias and his dog, the orchard of magic apples, the withered tree halfway up the hill that offers a phone signal but bears no fruit. Bleddfa feels like home for storytellers. It’s a place of feasts: one table spread with food, another with books. I … Continue reading Marion Leeper – Bleddfa Storyteller
Bleddfa storyteller Jess Wilson talks about her storytelling journey.
Storytelling is simple, right? You have a story to tell and you tell it. Well, yes, that is right – as long as you do have a story to tell. My first afternoon at Bleddfa I didn’t have one. All we’d been asked for was a small personal story – but though I racked my … Continue reading Phil Okwedy – Bleddfa Storyteller
Andy Jonhnson has done both the Bleddfa Week of Stoytelling and the Intensive Performance Workshop and we were so impressed we have invited him to be one of our featured tellers for one of the public performances at this years week long course. Andy shares something of his storytelling journey below... My storytelling journey started … Continue reading Andy Johnson – Bleddfa Storyteller
To celebrate our 25th anniversary of storytelling at Bleddfa #bleddfastory25 we have invited three storytellers who have trained at Bleddfa to work with us as featured tellers. First up is Cindylou Turner-Taylor Whilst teaching in special schools for children with social, emotional andbehavioural difficulties, I discovered early on that the most disruptive anddisturbed children LOVED … Continue reading Cindylou Turner-Taylor
Memories of Duncan Williamson at Bleddfa and an encounter with a dancing snail.