artist in residence | 2012


Storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton is the Swedenborg Society's new Artist in Residence. Her residency will officially begin in November 2011.

Sally Pomme Clayton is a writer and storyteller. She founded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton in 1985, spearheading storytelling in the UK. She recently performed at The National Gallery and the Cheltenham Music Festival. During 2010 she was commissioned by The British Museum to create six stories for A History of the World in 100 Objects. And wrote trilogy Sea Stories with composer Dario Marianelli, for The London Philharmonic Orchestra, performed at The Royal Festival Hall. She has published children’s books, among them Persephone - a journey from winter to Spring (Frances Lincoln). She is currently Artist in Residence at The Swedenborg Society.

Sally Pomme Clayton will perform in Swedenborg Hall throughout 2011-2012, for both adults and children.

We are pleased to announce that Sally Pomme Clayton's artist residency at Swedenborg House is supported by Arts Council England.

NIGHT VISIT | final performance | 20 October 2012

7.00 pm | Swedenborg Hall | Free admission but booking advised | In Association with The Bloomsbury Festival 2012

Travel through the night with Sally Pomme Clayton as she entwines stories of her ancestors' encounters with Spiritualism, with Emanuel Swedenborg's dazzling visions. NIGHT VISIT is a multi-media storytelling performance for adults, supported by the Arts Council England.

Booking is open via The Bloomsbury Festival website.