Welcome to the online home of Award Winning Multicultural International Storyteller, Poet and TV Presenter Effua Gleed

Effua’s storytelling and poetry sessions incorporate lively crowd participation and support people of all ages to enjoy and celebrate the richness of culture. Effua has a unique style of sharing interactive oral and written stories, poems, old folk tales and dance… READ MORE »

Story Telling Video

Who Effua’s worked with…

  • BBC ‘Off By Heart’
  • BBC ‘Raw’
  • ‘Telling Tales’ – OH TV Sky 199
  • Author Michael Rosen
  • Local Authorities
  • National Literacy Trust


…and what they’re saying

“Very enthusiastic, engaging storytelling. The children were in stitches. It was a really enjoyable morning.”
~ Reception Class Teacher
“Effua Gleed is amazing! Our children love her dynamic stories and always sit up straighter when they realise that Effua…
~ Assistant Headteacher
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