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Anna Lehr

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Contact: anna.lehr@gmx.net
Local authority: Glasgow City
Languages: English
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After working as an actress for over ten years in her native Germany, Anna Lehr graduated with a degree in the History of Art and English Literature and has been working in museum education ever since, using storytelling to entertain and educate.

Anna is an expert in performance-based, interactive and educational storytelling, and has vast experience working with early years, special needs and sensory impaired groups and people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Apart from narrating classic fairy tales in both German and English, Anna also writes her own original material and loves working to commissions. Using song, nursery rhymes and often movement, Anna has told stories for The Scottish National Galleries, Glasgow Museums, Palace of Holyrood House, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, schools and community organisations such as The Childrens Wood and Platform. Anna is familiar with the Curriculum for Excellence and is developing and delivering numerous storytelling sessions and workshops for audiences of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

(Photo credit: Enzo DiCosmo)

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Glasgow City; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire

Events can deliver

Bilingual event; Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Carers; English as an additional language (EAL); Intergenerational learning; Outdoor learning; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; People living with dementia; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Vulnerable older people; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Adventure; Childhood; Emigration & immigration; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Human rights; Nature; Religion & Beliefs; Rhyming books for younger readers

Age groups published for

Children; Adults

Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

11-30