TOP

A former teacher by trade, Tom has branched out into the world of traditional storytelling. Over the last 11 years, he has developed his art and now tells traditional tales, myths, legends, folklore and original stories to young and old across the country. Now working in the heart of the National Forest running a museum, he has 2 books to his name published by the History Press, 'Leicestershire Folk Tales for Children' and 'Forest Folk Tales for Children'. Storylines. Follow him on Twitter or visit his website.

Twenty-two thousand words, research of folk tales from across the UK and 2 months to do it. What had I

Folk tales tell us how we live and keep our local history alive. They pass on the stories and knowledge

Dragons play a popular role in legend, Where might their origins have begun, and can we see parallels between them

Deep below the depths of the ocean, creatures from myth, legend, and lore, stalk our nightmares and give us chills,

Avast ye scurvy landlubber, listen up and hear me well, for I have got a tale or two of derring-do