Katy Cawkwell, Storyteller: 0776 246 9059           Exeter, UK

"The students at QE sat spellbound by Katy's vivid storytelling for the entire hour, completely absorbed at the tale that unfolded before them"

Click here for recent write-up of work with Y7 at QE School in Crediton.


"Katy is a gifted and charismatic performer and put a great deal of effort into tailoring her storytelling to meet the particular needs of the project."

Education Manager,

Handel House Museum


"Thank you so much for coming to us to help celebrate World Book Day this year.  I’ve had loads of positive feedback from staff and pupils, so you are due massive thanks."

Librarian, Downside School


"Katy has a treasure chest full of stories into which she dips with great skill, weaving a narrative spell to hold her audience entranced and entertained. We hope she will pay a return visit soon."

Librarian, secondary school


"The children in all three classes were highly delighted with your storytelling and taking part in the sessions."

Headmaster, primary school


"Katy kept all the children enthralled and they are keen for her to come back next year"

Headteacher, primary school


"Thank you so much for yesterday's sessions. They were fantastic and have had rave reviews from staff and children! " English Lead, Exeter primary school





Katy has nearly 25 years experience in telling tales and leading workshops with children of all ages.  She has worked extensively in schools, museums and other educational settings and has been involved in Creative Partnerships projects in Thurrock and Slough.  She is currently based in Exeter, Devon.


She has a large repertoire of material from around the world and would be delighted to discuss tailoring a programme to suit your needs.  Click on the boxes below for some ideas.  


She can also offer storytelling workshops.  

Magical Bag of Tales (EYFS

& KS1)

Wonderful wondertales

for all ages

      Dragon Tales






       & Chinese Stories            





The Story of the Mayflower (KS1/2/3)

Tales of the Trojan War (KS2/3)

Perseus & Medusa (Y6+)

Maths through Story (EYFS/


Egyptian       Myth