Recent Writing and Performance Commissions

 

  • February 2016  – ongoing -providing voiceover for an online training programme for Henley Business School.
  • April 2015 – ongoing -National Library of Scotland: storyteller for schools and community groups visiting the library, creating programmes to fit wth temporary exhibitions.
  • May 2016: Voiceover for Glencairns Gander, a driving tour app.
  • April 2015: Keynote speaker – storytelling and comedy,  as part of an industry and business marketing conference at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, commissioned by White Light Media.
  • March 2015: Returned as guest host of Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy at the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s Netherbow theatre .
  • January 2015: Commissioned to write and perform stories of the Canongate, “Edinburgh Up Close” app for Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh Museums.
  • March 2015: Returned as guest host of Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy at the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s Netherbow theatre .
  • January 2015: “Tales of Dark Edinburgh” at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
  • December 2014: Stories Round the Tree. A Collection of winter tales for children.
  • October 2014. Wrote and performed “Witches Brew” for the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. To see The Edinburgh Reporter’s review please click here
  • September 2014: Urania, Berlin. Performed Selkie and Kelpie Tales as part of an evening of Scottish Culture.
  • July 2014: The National Trust. Ran workshops for National Trust guides on how to develop stories incorporating green initiatives.
  • May 2014: Returned as guest host of Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy at the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s Netherbow theatre .
  • January 2014: Guest hosted of Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy at the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s Netherbow theatre .
  • November 2013: Aberdeen Arts Across Learning. Commissioned to create workshops for primary school children linking to Scotland’s history.
  • October 2013: Scottish International Storytelling Festival. Devised and delivered “The Darien Adventure”, stories of Scotland’s  journeys, performed at Gladstone’s Land in Edinburgh. Devised and delivered “Nelson’s Trafalgar”, performed at the Nelson Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh.
  • April 2013: Edinburgh Tradfest (Festival of Traditional Arts). Wrote and performed “The Selkie Wife”, three tales of the Sea, which was performed at The Netherbow Theatre.
  • March 2013: BlackBox Digital Media. Performed “He Will Get Double”, a sinister story I wrote, which was filmed as a promotional tool for the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
  • April 2012: Edinburgh International Festivals Education Department, Storyteller and writer assisting in delivery of writing workshops within Edinburgh Primary Schools to promote Edinburgh International Festivals performance programme.
  • January 2012 – Present: Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Appointed as a storyteller to perform sessions for families visiting the gallery.
  • March 2011: Royal Collection for Learning, Holyrood Palace. Researched, developed and piloted curriculum linked storytelling sessions for schools. Developed and delivered storytelling sessions for families. Provided training for the Royal Collection Learning Team in storytelling skills.
  • May 2010: City of Edinburgh Council, Canongate Museums. Developed and performed costumed storytelling sessions for families at The People’s Story Museum and the Museum of Edinburgh.
  • February 2010: Edinburgh World Heritage. Developed and delivered storytelling sessions at Gladstone’s Land, the Writer’s Museum, and the Museum of Edinburgh, for adult audiences.