Oxford Storytelling Festival 2024 – Aug 23-25

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23-25th August 2024

Oxford Storytelling Festival

The Oxford Storytelling Festival is a vibrant and enchanting event that celebrates the art of storytelling, weaving together magic with stories, spoken word, poetry, and song. It provides a beautiful space for a community to come together and connect through the theme of ‘home and belonging’. The festival showcases the UK’s best storytellers, musicians, and entertainers, offering a mix of traditional crafts, therapies, relaxation, and evening entertainment in a stunning setting. It’s a unique and intimate festival that promises to be a true feast for the senses.

Storytelling Oxford

Storytelling in Oxford is a rich and diverse tradition that is celebrated through events like the Oxford Storytelling Festival. It brings together the community to share and connect through the power of storytelling, creating a link between the past and the modern day. The festival provides a platform for both seasoned storytellers and newcomers to share their tales, fostering a sense of belonging and connection within the community.

Home Entertainment

The Oxford Storytelling Festival offers a unique form of home entertainment, providing a range of activities and performances that cater to a wide audience. From captivating storytelling sessions to live music, poetry, and open mic opportunities, the festival creates a warm and inviting atmosphere for people to enjoy and be entertained. It offers a blend of traditional and modern forms of entertainment, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

In summary, the Oxford Storytelling Festival embodies the essence of storytelling in Oxford, offering a diverse range of home entertainment experiences while fostering a sense of community and belonging.

We are creating a beautiful space where a community of people can come together and connect to each other and the stories of our lands. The theme of this year’s Oxford Storytelling Festival is ‘home and belonging’.

We are very excited to be able to present some of the UK’s best storytellers alongside some exciting musicians and entertainers.


  • A magnificent Georgian house full of history and wonder.
  • A grand tipi full of stories and magic.
  • Musicians with songs collected over the ages.
  • Spoken word and poetry creating a link to the modern days of words.
  • An ‘open mic’ if you are feeling brave!
  • An area of therapies and relaxation.
  • Traditional crafts to watch and try out.
  • Areas for little people to explore and perform.
  • Evening entertainment in our very own amphitheatre.
  • Delicious food and drink.
  • Fireside stories into the night.
  • Set in stunning surroundings.
  • New things to try and old things to remember…

Book your tickets here.