To be confirmed: Alafresca Festival

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… Amazing festival for the whole family, where you can let your emotions run free because everything here…. Counts! What the organizers say: “ Alafresca festival is a unique event for everybody, young and old, that mixes storytelling and a little bit of […] » read more

Festival Interculturel du Conte de Chiny

The craziest tellers, as well as young talents come to put their stool in Chiny to the delight of greedy ears. Visit Chiny, which is called The City of Tales for a very good reason! What the organizers say: “Since 1990, the story is in the spotlight in the small rural town of Chiny. Every […] » read more

The New festival of Stories in Winter

Austria story lovers gather in this winter festival edition to warm up their spirits, join them and bring your own warm stories to share! What the organizers say: “Together with the Tourismusverband Region Bad Gleichenberg, high-quality narrative art will be presented in Bad Gleichenberg, Gnas, Kornberg Castle, and Straden: 16 artists from 11 nations will […] » read more

Austrian International Storytelling Festival

Austria opens like a book presenting the best stories of the region and around the world. Come, listen and let your imagination fly. What the organizers say: “For more than 30 years now, our festival has always been about telling stories, and in all the years of copying, expanding and, as a result, of constant […] » read more

The Amsterdam Storytelling Festival

An interesting festival that presents the best of the growing storytelling scene in the Netherlands and that has carefully curated the best performances of the year around the world. What the organizers say: “Whether you are addicted to love, alcohol, your own reflection or your smartphone… During The Amsterdam Storytelling Festival, you can confess it […] » read more

To be confirmed: Sting in the Tale, A Festival of Stories

A biennial festival of wonder and imagination, suitable for the young and the old, the small and the tall, the… well for those who yearn for a life full of adventures and magic. What the organizers say: “Audiences of all ages enjoyed a variety of storytelling events and performances, from encounters with dragons to shapeshifting […] » read more

To be confirmed: Stealing Thunder Storytelling Festival

Come an enjoy of myths, fables, folktales, wonder tales, fairytales, poetry, songs all of it at no better place to enjoy a story; around a campfire. What the organizers say: “Fairytales for grown-ups, myths for kids, puppetry shows, music, workshops and campfire. Welcome to the brand new Stealing Thunder Storytelling Festival… …A single field in […] » read more

To be confirmed: The Fifth East Anglian Storytelling Festival

A festival that encourages curiosity and creativity in kids and adults alike. What the organizers say: “The festival has something for everyone whether they be lifelong fans of storytelling or completely new to this wonderful art form.” More:

To be confirmed: Oxford Storytelling Festival

A festival full of history and wonder, stories and magic, poetry and relaxing therapies.   What the organizers say: “We are creating a beautiful space where a community of people can come together and connect to each other and the stories of our lands. The theme of this year’s Oxford Storytelling Festival is ‘home and […] » read more

To be confirmed: Orkney Storytelling Festival

In Scotland when people congregate, they tend to argue, and discuss and reason; in Orkney, they tell stories. – George Mackay Brown. What a better place to tell your stories this October than Orkney. What the organizers say: “The Orkney Storytelling Festival is a celebration of the oral tradition in Orkney, with tales focusing on […] » read more

To be confirmed: Scottish International Storytelling Festival

This fall, come to Edinburgh and experience a festival beyond words where Scottish and Canadian storytellers will take your imagination into a journey of tradition, dance, and music. What the organizers say: “The 31st Scottish International Storytelling Festival features 60 events in Edinburgh and 22 throughout Scotland, with 20 international guests joining 60 Scottish artists to share old traditions and new connections, […] » read more

To be confirmed: Hastings Storytelling Festival

Don’t miss a festival that is all about the spoken word, dance, puppetry, parades, theatre, talks, talks, and more talks. What the organizers say: “Since 2011 we’ve been on a mission to open the wonderful world of storytelling to everyone.” More about the festival here

Travel Storytelling Getaway

(2019 dates to be confirmed) Following their Travel Storytelling Festival last year, there’s now going to be a Travel Storytelling Getaway in February. We guess that’s like a more intimate version of the previous event with talks, jams, films, music and plenty of travellers, voyagers, vagabonds, new age nomads and maybe the odd tourist. The […] » read more

Travel Storytelling Festival


Some years ago we ran our own travel storytelling and film festival in Berlin before giving up on the idea as being far too much work. So it’s nice to see other people picking up the idea and making the Travel Storytelling Festival in Belgium. The organisers say: ‘The idea behind the TSF is to […] » read more

To be confirmed: Scottish International Storytelling Festival

It’s in the capital of Scotland and people from around the world are telling stories. What more could you possibly need to know? But yes, there is a video. Storytelling Festival 2015: Stories without Borders from SISF Storytelling Festival on Vimeo. About the festival, the Edinburgh Festival City says, “What makes it special? From storytelling performances […] » read more