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Sarah Perceval is a storyteller who specializes in telling sacred stories. She is fascinated by the patterns of story in the history of all religions, patterns that are profound and beautiful. She also loves the power and simplicity of wisdom tales, and the capacity of stories to draw an audience in and bring people together.

A lively and sensitive performer her storytelling has been described as:

“A heartfelt experience, captivating and magical.” (Steve Nobel, Alternatives at St James’)

Sarah has an extensive background as an actress and puppeteer and started sacred storytelling to unite her creative and spiritual paths. She says “The devil may have the best tunes, but religion has all the best stories.”

Sarah tells stories and runs workshops for a variety of organizations, events and communities, often faith and interfaith events, intercultural and dialogue programmes. She has told stories in mosques, synagogues, cathedrals, churches, Bahá’í centers, Quaker meeting houses, Buddhist and Hindu temples, living rooms, libraries, wedding venues, woods and a variety of tents.

Sarah also co-ordinates the Society for Storytelling’s special interest group in faith and religion.

Clients include….

 
    St Ethelburgas’ Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, Alternatives at St James’, The Dialogue Society, The Interfaith Council for Wales, The Whirling Dervishes of Konya, Koruso Interfaith Choir, The Scottish Storytelling Centre, Network of Islamic Artists, Art Beyond Belief, Faith Around the Elephant Interfaith Group, The Bahá’í Academy for the Arts, Lambeth SACRE, High Wycombe Arts Festival, Thursday’s Child Interfaith Festival, Changing Times Youth Festival, Richmond libraries, Cyprus Arts Festival, The Anis Foundation, BBC London ‘Inspirit’ programme.