The George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling collaborates with storytellers, artists and people in the creative and cultural industries as well as people who use storytelling in a variety of settings including within communities, education and healthcare. Students, academics and anyone who wants to include storytelling as part of their professional practice will find a wealth of resources at the centre.
The Centre works closely with Beyond the Border.
We are delighted to be a nominating body for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
The George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling convenes the Storytelling in Wales group, which includes representatives of Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival, Literature Wales, Voluntary Arts Wales, NIACE Dysgu Cymru, MALD, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, and Cadw, along with independent storytellers.
The George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling is proud to partner Storyworks, originally based at the Wales Institute for Health and Social Care at the University of Glamorgan, Storyworks is now an independent organisation. Storyworks has been established to support organisations interested in gathering stories and using them to improve their services.
The Centre is a member of:
The Centre works in close partnership with the other research centres and groups based in the Faculty of Creative Industries:
The Centre also presents regular conferences, symposia and seminars on storytelling: