Emily is a storyteller and singer from North London. She has a passion for all things story and an ever growing repertoire of tales; traditional, modern and original.
As a former English teacher and literacy specialist with over ten years experience, Emily designs and delivers bespoke workshops for schools in and around London to spark creativity and imagination.
Workshops include story-building, poetry writing and performing, curriculum linked topic stories (Greeks, Egyptians, Animals and their Habitats, Anglo Saxons etc).
Along with schools, libraries and community events, Emily performs at London's famous Heritage sites: Museum of London, Royal Academy of Arts, National Gallery, Horniman museum to name but a few! She has designed and delivered storywalks, workshops and interactive tales for families, young people and adults.
She is of Northern Irish heritage and has a fondness for Celtic tales, pesky pixies and Gothic ghosts. Emily is a classically trained singer and, drawing on her Celtic roots, incorporates original music into her telling. Her style is energetic, silly and wild!
To view Emily storytelling and read testimonials from clients, please visit www.talesfromthedragonfly.com
Emily has an enhanced DBS, Public Liability Insurance and QTS.
Works with3-5 (EYFS 2), 5-7 (KS1), 7-11 (KS2), 11-14 (KS3), 14-16 (KS4), 0 to 3 (EYFS 1), 16-18 (Post 16), 18+ (Adult)
Per half day (including VAT) £200.00
Per day (including VAT) £350.00
Travel and other costs: excluded outside London Zone 6