Kevin Graal is a highly skilled children’s storyteller with a repertoire of interactive stories, riddles, songs and rhymes from around the world.
Kevin is also an inspiring educator, working with an impressive range of partners from schools and community groups to leading arts and educational organisations such as Tate Modern, the British Library and the British Council.
Kevin’s innate way with words - inherited from his Irish family - has been honed by more than 30 years’ experience in early years settings, schools, museums, art galleries, conference centres and training venues. His finely tuned storytelling combines careful planning with playful improvisation and is always filled with laughter, music and imagination.
Projects & partnerships with leading UK art galleries, museums & arts in education organisations. Interdisciplinary collaborations with artists, writers, musicians & composers. International assignments for the British Council. One-off storytelling events at festivals, book fairs, libraries, theatres & community centres. Publications & media.Find out more
Presentations for early years practitioners & primary school teachers. Workshops for INSET days & after-school staff meetings. Keynote speaking at conferences & for professional development programmes & events in the UK & abroad. Demonstrations for volunteers & staff on arts & community projects. Mentoring sessions for aspiring storytellers.Find out more
Kevin’s recent and forthcoming work in schools, art galleries, museums, outdoor spaces and on training courses: from researching and performing a new series of weekly storytelling sessions in the Marianne North Gallery at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, to a busy schedule of school visits, launching early years programmes at Jerwood Gallery and at Hastings Museum, and devising and delivering continuing professional development courses for early years teachers and children's librarians.Find out more
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