A storyteller, author and trainer, Cat Weatherill is one of Europe’s leading performance storytellers. She is also a bestselling children’s author, with books translated into eleven languages – the only British storyteller to have achieved this double success.
She studied Drama at the University of Hull, and worked as an actor and singer before discovering storytelling in 1998. Her style remains strongly theatrical. She is bold, magical and physically expressive, speaks exceptionally clear English, and happily works with all ages from 3+ to adult.
Cat has performed at all the major UK storytelling and literature festivals, and in many countries in Europe, as well as in India, Kenya and Thailand. She has worked with the British Council in Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kazakhstan to promote the art of British storytelling. She frequently works in international schools.
Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kazakhstan to promote the art of British storytelling. She frequently works in international schools.
At the festival, Cat Weatherill will be conducting the following workshops:
The Honky Donkey and other stories
Join Cat for a delightful selection of magical stories from around the world. High energy, laughter and joining-in are guaranteed with this globe-trotting storyteller. Catch her while you can! Age 6+
The Wonder of Stories
Cat has been a professional storyteller for twenty years, working within education, therapy and as a theatrical artist. In this session she will present traditional and true life stories, and share her thoughts on the value of storytelling to connect, heal and explore what it means to be human.