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Sally Pomme Clayton

Sally Pomme Clayton

energetic performances take her listeners into a world of wonder and enquiry


Sally-Pomme Clayton is a pioneering storyteller and writer. She co-founded The Company of Storytellers with Hugh Lupton and Ben Haggarty in 1985,  spearheading storytelling for adult audiences across the UK. Because of their work storytelling is now a flourishing art form. She has recently performed at: Beyond the Border Festival; The Royal Opera House; Northern Stage; Soho Theatre; Wellcome Collection; Athens Storytelling Festival; and in Jorden with Apples and Snakes and The British Council. She was artist in residence at The Swedenborg Society creating Night Visit combining digital technology and storytelling. She loves collaborating with musicians, creating storytelling performances with: The London Gypsy Orchestra; Joglaresa; The London Philharmonic Orchestra. She was commissioned by The British Museum to create and perform six stories for A History of the world in 100 objects. Since 2013 she has worked on a creative writing project with Apples and Snakes and mental health group No Panic, culminating in the publication of a book (2016) about how anxiety can be helped through creative writing. She has published many children’s books, her latest is Greek myths, stories of sun stone and sea.
Find out more: www.sallypommeclayton.com

Sally Pomme Clayton is a published writer of over 10 children's books, and her work with children, both performances and workshops, are often linked to her books. Her books are popular in schools and libraries, and people enjoy reading them out-loud. She has participated in literature festivals and book weeks, telling stories, talking about orality and literacy, and leading INSET workshops.

Relevant Age Groups:

7 - 11 years, 11 - 14 years, 18 + (adults), Families

The Frog Princess Punked @ Bloomsbury Festival

18 October 2017


21 October 2017

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