Freelance Creative Practitioner
I create characters and performances that allow communities to shape and share the stories that matter to them.
The Snow Queen (performer)
The Snow Queen, Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Festival 2022.
Ms Kendal (performer and compere)
Miss Kendal, Torchlight Festival 2022, Kendal.
Rag and Tag (writer/performer)
Rag and Tag, Ragtag Arts, Kendal, August 2022 (ACE funded project).
Molly at The Folly (storyteller)
Molly at The Folly, The Folly Museum, Settle 2022.
Tinkerbell, Peter’s Promise, a piece of Outdoor Winter Theatre for Kirkby Lonsdale CIC (photo John Hamlett).
Curious Botanicals, Kendal Torchlight, Kendal 2021.
Meet Blossom and Twig (writer/performer)
A 15-minute interactive video for families written for Settle Stories Yorkshire Festival of Story 2020. Audience: Family, 4+.
Tom Faulkner: A Portrait of Stories
A portrait of stories.
The Yellow Dress (writer/reader)
The Yellow Dress is a short story for 2-4 year olds inspired by the painting, ‘Pauline in the Yellow Dress’ by James Gunn. The painting belongs to The Harris, Preston and the story was commissioned as part of their ‘Stories of The Harris’ programme in July/August 2020.
Mrs Santa (performer)
Mrs Santa, Settle Stories’ touring show “Mrs Santa Takes The Reins” 2019.
The Vault: A Story Bank (writer/director)
In 2018 Kirkby Lonsdale CIC successfully bid for funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority SDF, and Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council to create The Vault: A Kirkby Lonsdale Story Bank. I created and managed this project and also wrote two of the character monologues (JMW Turner and Alice Clarke) for The Vault.
Lest We Forget: Then and Now Stories
To contact me or find out more about on-going projects use one of the platforms below or see my spotlight page.