Kevin Graal is a highly skilled children’s storyteller with a repertoire of interactive stories, riddles, songs and rhymes from around the world.
Kevin is also an inspiring educator, working with an impressive range of partners from schools and community groups to leading arts and educational organisations such as Tate Modern, the British Library and the British Council.
Kevin’s innate way with words - inherited from his Irish family - has been honed by more than 30 years’ experience in early years settings, schools, museums, art galleries, conference centres and training venues. His finely tuned storytelling combines careful planning with playful improvisation and is always filled with laughter, music and imagination.
Projects & partnerships with leading UK art galleries, museums & arts in education organisations. Interdisciplinary collaborations with artists, writers, musicians & composers. International assignments for the British Council. One-off storytelling events at festivals, book fairs, libraries, theatres & community centres. Publications & media.Find out more
Presentations for early years practitioners & primary school teachers. Workshops for INSET days & after-school staff meetings. Keynote speaking at conferences & for professional development programmes & events in the UK & abroad. Demonstrations for volunteers & staff on arts & community projects. Mentoring sessions for aspiring storytellers.Find out more
News of Kevin’s recent and forthcoming work in schools, arts centres, theatres and training venues: from a mammoth storytelling performance for more than 700 children as part of the National Literacy Trust’s local hubs programme and keynote speaking at a conference of school leaders to a storytelling masterclass for parents of young children and a programme of magical stories for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.Find out more
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Kevin lists his public storytelling events on Twitter.@KevinGraal