Telling Tales @ Severndroog Castle

Telling Tales @ Severndroog Castle

Sun 4th July 2021 - Sun 4th July 2021

4th July @ Severndroog Castle, Shooters Hill

Telling Tales is an interactive storytelling, drama, games and literary performance session.

Griot Chinyere Nwaubani: 
Artistic Director, Griot storyteller, Writer, Expedition & night walk leader, performance Director, Creative Facilitator, Lecturer 
Griot Chinyere is an internationally renowned griot storyteller who has travelled across Africa, Europe and the Middle East telling stories, writing stories and delivering creative based group work.  Applying a number of theatre techniques such as meditations, storytelling, theatre forum, immersive theatre, improvisation, audience address, non-verbal storytelling and call & response, to achieve great results. From the many cultures she has encountered, she has developed excellent inter-cultural facilitation skills and a deep appreciation for the powerful role research plays in the story process and the oral traditions. Chinyere engages and educates with well-designed, high-energy, effective and innovative bespoke workshops. 
Griot Chinyere has run 2 theatre companies and presently runs a company of storytellers. To that end she designs, writes, and directs many theatre and storytelling projects within well-established organisations such as The Royal National Theatre, The Griot Way, Half Moon Theatre, Tramshed (GLYPT) , The National Youth Theatre, The Royal & Derngate, Weekend Arts College, Lewisham Youth Service including schools, colleges, community centres, libraries, youth centres, museums, elder’s day centres, pupil referral units and prisons. Griot Chinyere creates safe nurturing spaces for participants to develop their full potential with honest open communication. 

Fun for all the family and ages.

Why not also book for Hare & Tortoise in Oxleas Wood on the same day! You can follow Severndroog Castle's brand new trail to visit both shows in one day. For a map of the trail - Click Here


To reserve your space please book a free ticket.

This event is part of Greenwich Family Arts Festival, a month-long programme of free arts activities, theatre, workshops and more taking place all across the borough of Greenwich. Events are grouped across a weekend in different locations so you can attend multiple events each day and really get those festival vibes (we all know it's been a long time!)


So join us for the Greenwich Family Arts Festival, nearby and open to all.


Find out more about the festival programme here

What else is happening on the weekend of Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th July 2021

African Dance Workshop @ Royal Arsenal Woolwich 3rd July

On Edge Royal @ Arsenal Woolwich 3rd July

Hare & Tortoise @ Woolwich Common MUGA 3rd July

Hare & Tortoise @ Oxleas Wood 4th July (This event is only 7 minutes walk away from the Severndroog Castle.)

Javanese Gamelan Workshop @ Tramshed 4th July 

See what else is on throughout the festival: Here


Where you can find the Greenwich Family Arts Festival events - 


All events at Greenwich Family Arts Festival are FREE. To reserve your space please book in advance.

Wet weather policy - HERE

Covid-19 policy - Here

The Greenwich Family Arts Festival, supported by the Royal Borough of Greenwich


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Severndroog Castle 


Sunday 4th July

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