Storytelling and Place
Join ‘London’s resident storyteller’, Vanessa Woolf, as she teaches you all about the craft of place-specific storytelling.
1 hour 30 minutesVideo duration
1-2 hoursEstimated course duration
Completion Certifcateon passing
Meet the instructor
Vanessa Woolf is a highly skilled professional storyteller and expert in place-based storytelling. Described as ‘London’s resident storyteller’, Woolf has worked nationally and internationally with a long list of clients, ranging from schools to galleries to corporate events, and including the Globe Theatre, the Royal Academy of Arts, and Kensington Palace. Vanessa has also appeared on BBC TV, created a podcast for The Guardian, and given a TEDx talk. For the past twelve years she has run a popular monthly storytelling nights, in which she takes groups out to strange, secret corners of London and tells them a story connected to the place.
About the course
Join ‘London’s resident storyteller’, Vanessa Woolf, as she teaches you all about the craft of place-specific storytelling. Split into four modules and conducted online, this course will guide you through the process of creating and performing stories that are based in or on a particular place, providing you with inspiration, ideas and practical techniques for your storytelling toolbox. Learn how to connect story with place in unusual ways, find inspiration in local sites, gain practical research and creative skills, and discover how to create magical place-specific storytelling experiences that your audience won’t forget.
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