Award-winning British storyteller, Simon Brooks can be heard telling tales to groups of adults, to families and to children; teaching at schools and colleges; and on his audio book recordings. Why not invite Simon to your venue to perform, and/or work with your students and patrons or organization.
With his passion for folklore, myths and legends with his bodhran, Simon combines the intensity of a solo performance with the intimacy of a face-to-face conversation both live and on his albums. His use of vocal characterization has been applauded on both his audio and live work. Simon's exciting and yet calm storytelling delights adults and children alike.
Simon has recorded 4 CDs of his storytelling and 9 (2016) audio books, and his written work has been published in literary magazines and the National Storytelling Network's 'Storytelling' magazine as well as on his blog, and as a guest blogger. He is currently working on his first book, a collection of folk and fairy tales, due to be published in November 2017.
Simon Brooks, who moved to the States in 1994, captivates people all over New England. His CDs garnered awards and recognition from Parent's Choice and Storytelling World and cause people to continue driving, or remain in their cars until the story has been concluded, as well being the last thing children (and some adults) hear before falling into a dream filled sleep!
Simon has performed and taught workshops multiple times at Sharing the Fire; Three Apples Festival, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and hundreds of schools and libraries. He has performed at the Hopkins Center, Hanover, NH and at many other venues across New England, presenting workshops for businesses as well as non-profit organizations and schools. Simon's workshops have been attended by educational professionals, his peers, small business owners, corporations, parents and children.
Call Simon or visit his website to learn more about him, and to have present at your venue, with your community.