The Writers of Wales Database
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Storyteller, Festival Director. Educated University of Hull; Director, St Donats Arts Centre, Vale of Glamorgan to 2005; founder/director Beyond The Border Wales International Storytelling Festival since 1993; member of Tales From Beyond the Border storytelling company, and Tellor, music and stories of Wales, with Lynne Denman, Delyth Jenkins and Peter Stacey.
For the past 15 years David has been telling traditional stories for people of all ages in all sorts of places - theatres, community centres, castles, parks, libraries and schools throughout Wales, as well as at international festivals including Festival interculturel du contes du Quebec, Chepstow Festival, Abergavenny Food Festival, Toronto Festival of Storytelling, Vale of Glamorgan Festival, Fabula Storytelling Festival in Stockholm, Alden Biesen Festival, Belgium, and Healing Words Festival, Israel.
With an animated physical style linked to a lively use of English language, and a wide repertoire of folk tales from around the world, he is particularly interested in using stories to celebrate cultural diversity and explore ethical values and global citizenship.
“…Kept children and adults spellbound. People cheered and cried for more…”