The Bard of Windmill Hill  - Word Wizardry - Bristol Storyteller of the Year 2014
I am the Bard of Windmill Hill: poet, storyteller, educator, social commentator,  lyricist, workshop facilitator and speaker. I have been poet in residence of Lansdown Cabaret (Bristol's best and longest running variety show) since 2008. I'm also poet in residence of the Acoustic Festival of Britain.
I perform at festivals, cabarets and other events. 

I also offer:
  • writing and/or performance workshops for schools, festivals or other organisations
  • one-man shows
  • bespoke cabarets with other performers including: circus acts, musicians, magicians, comedians and dancers
  • master of ceremonies service
  • walkabout entertainments
  • bespoke poems for special occasions - see commissions page
 
Comments on workshops:
"It has been great! Exceeded my expectations... students had fun."
Siobhan Klaus, library manager,
Orchard School, Bristol

"It was great to hear the Year 6 more able writers being really stretched and challenged. Trevor worked non-stop and accommodated the children at every turn. Good value." 
Natasha Jones, English Co-ordinator, 
Churchdown Village Junior School 

Contact:
0117 966 5514
07954 147 464

Where There's Tea, There's Hope

Some sayings are cathartic;
they go straight to the heart.
And when it's time to stop and think
they nudge us all to start.

It's the verbal panacea,
the all purpose antidote;
it's echoed down the ages:
'Where there's tea, there's hope'.

- an excerpt from the title poem of my      
  current book

This book is available directly from me.
Send £9 (to include P & P) to
3 Somerset Terrace
Windmill Hill
Bristol BS3 4LL 

Or buy it at the Arnolfini Bookshop
16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA

A short clip from a recent show:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUwJMBeUrfs     

To listen to the winning story of Bristol Storytelling Slam 2014 click on this link and go to Podcast 2: http://www.edgewayspodcast.com 

Photo by Paul Bullivant - paulbullivant.co.uk
at Bristol Festival of Literature, 2013      
 My Word Wizards Cabarets have featured at various venues including The Colston Hall, Bristol's premier theatre.  
Other festival appearances include: The Acoustic Festival of Britain, 
Arts in the Park, Bristol, Bath Folk Festival, Bath Fringe Festival, 
Bristol Festival of Literature, Bristol Poetry Festival, Bristol Redfest, Bristol Vegfest
Chagstock, Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Chippenham Folk Festival, 
Everybody's Reading, Leicester, The Green Gathering, Hay Festival of Arts, 
Home Farm Festival, The Lunar Festival, Pill Music Festival, Priddy Folk Festival
Stainsby Festival, Unearthed In A Field, Warwick Folk Festival, Wychwood Festival, 
Yeovil Literary Festival 
as well as lots of smaller venues

"Some poets make you laugh, some make you cry, and some make you think. 
Not many can do all these things."  Mike Abrahams, sponsor of Bristol Vegfest                                                                                     
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