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Word Spun Magic!

We are Spinning Yarns, promoting performative storytelling to an adult audience in the South East.

Our ethos is to make storytelling both accessible & exciting, bringing new audiences to this age-old oral tradition.

Join us for our pop-up spoken word events & experience the magic of storytelling.

We also host workshops in storytelling to help you find your voice and share your stories with the world.



Spinning Yarns Theatre provides pop up events and regular storytelling for adult audiences. 

We also believe that everyone has a story to tell, and we're here to help you find your voice through our training for storytelling and communication workshops. 

Contact us to know more about our upcoming events and workshops.

Hannah Brailsford - Storyteller
Past Word Spun Storytellers
James Little Storyteller & Improviser
Word Spun Zoomed Storytellers
Hannah Need - Storyteller
Laura Sampson - Storyteller
Isabel Inkcap - Singer - songwriter


We provide a range of events to help you experience the world of storytelling.

We work with both emerging & experienced artists to transport & delight you.

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Word Spun!

Impro Tales!

Tea & Tales!

Word Spun Nights are all about bringing people together .

Three performers will weave together a brilliant night of entertainment through captivating words and music.

A brilliant evening of spontaneous, unscripted stories shaped by you.  

Impro Tales is a night when the ‘once upon a time’ is in the hands of the audience.

Enjoy a large slice of story. From folk and wonder tales to myth and legends, two storytellers will fill up your imagination as they serve up tales from around the world..

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We offer workshops for both beginners and experienced storytellers looking to refresh their skills. Our services also include communication skills training for all ages, giving you tools to become a powerful and impactful orator.


“I hadn't been to an event like this before so wasn't sure what to expect. I thoroughly enjoyed the evening and I will be back for more!"

Word Spun Attendee


"A thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining evening, I just loved it! The storytellers were amazing."

Improv Tales Attendee


"I've never spent a moment at their events with my mind wandering. 
Sometimes, I forget to breathe."

Tea & Tales Attendee



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