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Tim Porteus

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Email timporteus@hotmail.com
Local authority: East Lothian
Languages: English, Scots
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Tim is an author, writer and professional storyteller. He has developed storytelling programmes extensively in schools and community organisations, with particular emphasis on giving voice to marginalised and excluded groups and individuals.

He is an author of two books of folk tales, one for children, and writes a weekly newspaper column called Tim's Tales.

(Works in Scots)

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Dundee; East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Midlothian; Perth and Kinross; Scottish Borders; Stirling; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; English as an additional language (EAL); Outdoor learning

Topics of work

Adventure; Ageing; Animals; Childhood; Class & society; Death, grief & bereavement; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Friendship; Gender equality; History; Nature; Poverty

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

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

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+