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Peter Rabbit

Vickie presented an interactive storytelling of this Beatrix Potter classic specially for families, on Easter Saturday 2021 to a fun audience.

Mrs Claus at Olde Watermill

Vickie was delighted to be Mrs Claus at The Olde Watermill last December! Photo features Vickie Holden & Peter Revel-Walsh.

National Storytelling Week

2021 National Storytelling Week’s Zoom Story for children; an interactive online presentation of ‘The Little Red Hen’ story, enjoyed by children and families.

Hertford Book Festival

Vickie was delighted to present family show 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' at the 2022 Hertford Book Festival on May 7th in the Storytelling tent at Hertford Castle grounds.

Watford Palace Theatre Scratch Night

Vickie was delighted to showcase a section of her new adult spoken word show 'Transparent' at Watford Palace Theatre in Sept 2021.

Christmas Experience in Hertfordshire

Vickie and the team at Southern Maltings, Hertfordshire had a wonderful time bringing family Christmas joy with the Christmas Experience!

Rootstock 2022

Vickie was delighted to be storytelling at creative camp Rootstock 22 in August this year.

'Transparent' went to Burley Fisher Books London!

Vickie was delighted to take her unique storytelling event 'Transparent' to Burley Fisher Books in Nov 2023 for Trans Awareness Week


Vickie has a new spoken word show 'FLUID", for adults which explores gender fluidity 

Small Tellers, Big Tales

In May 2022, Vickie joined forces with storyteller Minnie Wilkinson in a special double-bill of two new shows!

Hertford Book Festival

Animal Antics Storytelling!

'Grow' - at Edinburgh Fringe

Vickie was delighted to perform GROW,  the 0-5 show she co-developed, to The Scottish Storytelling Centre for Edinbirgh Fringe 2023 for a sell-out run! 


Vickie was delighted to be storytelling and running family events at the Rootstock camp in Cambridgeshire at the end of July 2021. The sun shone (mostly!) and a great time was had by all :)

Telling Herts

'Telling Herts' was a Hertfordshire-themed adult storytelling event in partnership with Tales From the Hart, Davina Malcolm, The Miss Jones Jazz Band

Halloween Event at Watford Palace Theatre!

Vickie lead a family event at Watford Palace Theatre for Halloween 2022: The Gourd Friends - Make and Take event. Loads of fun! 

'Transparent' at Brighton Fringe

A brand new show written and performed by Vickie, on the theme of transgender, went to Brighton Fringe on June 1st-4th 2022

The Gingerbread Man

Between Christmas and New Year 2021, Vickie in collaboration with The Southern Maltings Arts Centre, presented family favourite ‘The Gingerbread Man’ on Zoom.

The Long and Short of It

A special lockdown-hair themed Zoom event that featured storytellers Andy Copps, Minnie Wilkinson, Niall Moorjani & musician Timothy Hoad. 

East Anglian Storytelling Festival 2023

Vickie's adult spoken word show 'Transparent' will be at this year's East Anglian Storytelling Festival, on 13th May! Join us for what will be a brilliant weekend festival in Essex.

East Anglian Storytelling Festival

Vickie was delighted to contribute to the 2022 East Anglian Storytelling Festival in Stowmarket, Suffolk. Mcing and featuring in the 'Edgewalkers' event :)

East Anglian Storytelling Festival

Vickie was delighted to be storytelling at the 2021 East Anglian Storytelling Festival in Coggeshall, Essex

Storytelling at Watford Palace Theatre

Vickie has been presenting a series of free drop-in storytelling sessions for pre-school aged children and their parents and carers at Watford Palace Theatre. 


I recently devised and recorded ‘Snow’, a winter-themed audio installation for the Discover Children’s Story Centre, with storyteller Niall Moorjani.

Fun Palaces!

Vickie delivered a very special puppetry performance and workshop for Fun Palaces at East Ham Library on October 1st 2022!

'Transparent' in London

Vickie's dynamic spoken word show for adults on the theme of gender went to The Bridge House Theatre on September 20th & 21st, and had excellent audience feedback

Tales from Hertfordshire

Vickie told ‘Tales From Hertfordshire’ for the Hertfordshire Libraries Hi-Vis Fortnight to a lovely online audience.  

Sun, Sea, and...

Sun Sea and... Vickie recently took part in this fun summer-themed event hosted by Hannah Brailsford as part of her 'Wordspun' series.


Vickie worked her 4th season as a storyteller at immersive Christmas event LaplandUK in the leadup to Christmas 2021!

'Imagine Watford' Festival

Vickie was proud to present 'Story Bees' for 0-7yr olds and their grown-ups as part of the 'Imagine Watford' festival this year on July 16th, in partnership with Watford Palace Theatre.

The Elves and the Shoemaker

At Christmas 2021, Vickie’s live show, The Elves and the Shoemaker, was presented last minute over Zoom when our lovely venue Southern Maltings, was closed due to