National Storytelling Week 2019

26th January 2019 is the start of National Storytelling Week so why not join us for some FREE storytelling sessions at Mumbles Pier.

Which world will YOU choose to visit?  Will you be an astronaut in space, or maybe a fire breathing dragon, learn about Welsh legends or maybe a Police Officer fighting crime?

Check out our daily guest readers AND keep checking back for MORE to be announced.

We will have English and Welsh sessions (dates & times below).

We will also have a signed session on Monday 28th January 2019 4pm till 5pm.

PLEASE NOTE – children must be supervised at all times at the event by their parent, guardian or licensed chaperone.

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January 2019

12pm-4pm

Each story session will last around 10-15 minutes with short intervals in between.  You can stay for as MANY stories as you like.

Monday 28th to Friday 1st February 2019

4pm – 5pm

Each story session will last around 10-15 minutes with short intervals in between.  You can stay for as MANY stories as you like.

Location:  Next door to Copperfish Restaurant, Mumbles Pier

Guest Readers include:

Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM

Photo credit PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images




Head to the bottom of this page for latest dates and times for our readers*

Book For A Book Stall

Why not pass on your cherished stories to others and find a new story for yourself with our ‘Book for a Book’ stall.  Bring a book and donate it to our stall and help yourself to another.]=

*Please note that all times/dates/readers are subject to change:

Saturday 26th January 2019

12pm – 4pm

12pm   TBC

1pm     Rhian Howells – local children’s author.  ‘Princess Pirate Pants’.

2pm     Leanna Broom from Oystermouth Radio

2.15     Grant Eden from Oystermouth Radio

2.30     Paul O’Dwyer and Lee West from charity Trampface.

3pm     Heather Burdett – author and illustrator.  ‘The Lost Football’.

Sunday 27th January 2019

12pm – 4pm

12pm   Sherilyn and Anthony Hamilton Shaw from Cariad Defibrillators Wales

1pm     Jos Williams from Oystermouth Radio WELSH & ENGLISH stories

2pm     S.D. Davieson – local children’s author. ‘The Embers of Enchantment’.

2.30     Peter Tremewan from Oystermouth Radio

2.45     Grant Eden from Oystermouth Radio

3.30     The Rose Princess from Dreams Come True Swansea (on site for 1 hour)

Monday 28th January 2019 SIGNED SESSION

4pm-5pm

  • South Wales Police – PCSO Suzie Broad & Angela Clarke
  • Julie Doyle will be signing this day
  • Siâny from The Wave

Tuesday 29th January 2019

4pm-5pm

  • TBC

Wednesday 30th January 2019

4pm-5pm

  • Swansea City Football Club representatives Lee Trundle & a player
  • Jos Williams from Oystermouth Radio WELSH & ENGLISH stories
  • Leanna Broom from Oystermouth Radio

Thursday 31st January 2019

4pm-5pm

  • Peter Tremewan from Oystermouth Radio
  • The Tower Princess from Dreams Come True Swansea (on site for 1 hour)
  • Grant Eden from Oystermouth Radio

Friday 1st February 2019

4pm-5pm

  • Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM
  • Rebecca Evans AM
  • Badger
  • RNLI
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