Dominic Kelly, storyteller
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Age range 7-11
British Sign Language interpretation
Dominic Kelly is a performance storyteller with a growing national reputation for his performances at major festivals across the UK. Through flowing narrative and vivid imagery, and his dynamic and subtle feel for pace and mood, Dominic draws audiences into the emotional landscape of the story. His wide and versatile repertoire includes folktales, myths and legends from the British Isles and around the world.
‘Fantastic … the children were spellbound.’
Yealand CE Primary School, Lancashire
Dominic Kelly traces his passion for folk tales and legends back to the rugged beauty of the Cumbrian mountains where he grew up. He studied Environmental Science at the University of Stirling before gaining a PGCE and teaching in primary and secondary schools. In 2000, after experiencing oral performance storytelling, Dominic was inspired to become a full-time professional storyteller. In 2009 he was awarded the New Directions Commission for the Cambridge Storytelling Festival.
No ticket necessary.