Sophie offers workshops, talks, one to one coaching on storytelling / presentation skills and storytelling performances for all ages. If you would like make an enquiry, do please contact her on:

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Sat 26th, 10am - 1pm - Derby Museum, family storytelling to mark the start of National Storytelling Week.

Mon 28th, daytime - School Visit, Worcestershire.


Thurs 7th, 7.30pm - Wingerworth Ladies Club, Derbyshire, talk on storytelling.

Wed 27th, 9.30am - 3pm - School Visit, Nottinghamshire.

MARCH 2019

Fri 1st, all day - School Visit, Derbyshire.

Sun 3rd - Wed 6th, incl - School Visits, Spain.

Thurs 7th, all day - School Visit, Leicestershire.

Fri 8th, 9.30am - 3pm - School Visit, Derby.

Tues 12th, 7.15pm - Central Methodist Ladies Group, Chesterfield, Derbyshire folk tales.

Fri 15th, 2.15pm - Derby Stroke Group, Derby, songs and stories.

Thurs 28th, 6.30pm - Private Booking, Derbyshire.

APRIL 2019

Sun 7th, 2pm - Wirksworth Book Festival, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, talk and Q&A.

Tues 30th - publication date for The Stranger in Our Home, the Canadian version of Cuckoo.

MAY 2019

Thurs 2nd, 7pm - Writers in the Peak, Bakewell, Derbyshire, workshop & author visit.

Mon 13th, 6.30pm - Derby Book Festival, Trent College, Derby Rd, Long Eaton, NG10 4AD, reading & book signing.

Wed 15th, 7pm - Private Booking, Derbyshire.

Fri 17th, 7pm - Wirksworth Heritage Centre, Derbyshire, an evening of Gothic Tales, storytelling for adults.  

Wed 22nd, 7pm - Private Booking, Derbyshire.

Sat 25th, 2pm - Private Booking, Nottingham.

Thurs 30th, 7pm - Private Booking, Derbyshire.

JUNE 2019

Sat 2nd, 11.30am - Derby Book Festival, DEDA, Derby, author event & book signing.

Mon 3rd, 7pm - Private Booking, Derby, Derbyshire Folktales.

Wed 5th - Sun 9th, incl - Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, storytelling for RHS Flower Show.

Wed 12th, 1 - 3.30pm - School Visit, Nottingham.

Sat 22nd, 6pm - Reading Retreats, Matlock, private event, talk on reading.

Mon 24th, 2pm - Private Booking, Derbyshire.

Tues 25th, 7 - 9pm - Bakewell Bookshop, Matlock St, Bakewell, DE45 1EE - author event and book signing. 

JULY 2019

Mon - Wed 8th - 9th, daytime - Private Booking, Nottinghamshire, storytelling for National Literacy Trust.

Sat 20th, 2 - 5pm - Private Booking, Derbyshire.


Thurs 15th - Fri 16th, all day - Private Booking, Derbyshire.

Sat 17th, all day - Derbyshire Noir Festival, Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, Chesterfield, S40 1QN - author events.

Mon 19th - Fri 23rd incl, 11 - 4pm each day - Crich Tramway Museum, family storytelling for Woodland Week.


Tues 10th, 7.30pm - Longford WI, Derbyshire, Ghost stories.

Sun 15th, 11.30am - The Other Worlds Workshop Weekend, Nottingham Writers Studio, Hockley, NG1 1FH, workshop on psychological thrillers.

Wed 25th, 7pm - Cultural Crossing, Sandiacre (Buonissima Bar / Restaurant, 14, Station Rd, Sandiacre, NG10 5BG), reading.


Wed 13th, 2pm - Private Booking, Derby.

Thurs 28th, 6.30pm - Tissington Hall, Derbyshire - storytelling (private event).

Thurs 28th - launch date for UK publication of Magpie.


Wed 11th, 10.15am - Little Eaton Ladies Coffee Club, Little Eaton, Derbyshire, Seasonal tales.

Tues 17th, 7.30pm - Dronfield Woodhouse Townswomens Guild, Derbyshire, Winter tales.