Tom the Tale-teller

Starting out as a teacher, Tom discovered a love of the spoken word and storytelling in particular. Over the last 11 years of his profession storytelling career, he has performer to all ages, from 4 to 94 at festivals, groups, in schools, at storytelling clubs and around campfires. Tom has written stories for most of his adult life and, with the success of his storytelling career and a string of well-received articles for the website ‘Folklore Thursday’, he was asked to write ‘Leicestershire Folk Tales for Children’ in 2018 for The History Press. Of the back of this, he has written a second book, ‘Forest Folk Tales for Children’ due out in July 2019.