Young Storytellers

Richard Berry – Storyteller

An Intergenerational Project for one class of Year 5 pupils

Through the learning of storytelling skills the pupils are empowered to become school ambassadors




The Storytelling Market place

Over a school term the children become storytellers and share their stories with younger children in their school and then meet their community elders. Not only do they tell their stories but learn the stories of the lives of the older people.


Requirements :

  • one class of year 5 pupils
  • a dedicated teacher for the entire project
  • school support in seeking a suitable group of elders
  • approx. eight half day sessions within one school term
  • use of school hall for presentation sessions
  • preparation time with the dedicated teacher and also some debrief time to assess the entire project


Cost :

  • Starts @ £3,000 inclusive of all costs including travel and meetings.

Richard Berry

5 0vington Terrace, Canton, Cardiff, Wales , UK , CF5 1GF

029 20 229 009

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Richard Berry

uses the skills of telling traditional folk stories to enable young people to become confident and accomplished storytellers

This programme has been developed in primary schools across South Wales.

Host organisations include : St Donats Arts Centre – Beyond the Border International Storytelling Festival – Arts Active @ St Davids Hall Cardiff – Pontardawe Arts Centre. Linc Cymru Housing Association ,RCT Homes and Monmouthshire Housing Association.


The photographs are from Hawthorn School, llandaff North , Cardiff –Oakfield , Barry and Moorlands Road Primary School , Splott, Cardiff & St Michaels RC Primary School Newport.

Richard Berry 029 20 229 009  / 07 779 504 594 


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