The White Bear King | a Christmas Storytelling Performance for Children

Saturday 10 December 2011 | 2.00 pm | Swedenborg Hall

Storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton brings to life a mysterious and magical Scandinavian wonder tale. Her vibrant performance takes the audience on a snowy journey with a polar bear and a princess, trickery and trolls, frost and fire. Sally Pomme Clayton is the Swedenborg Society’s new Artist in Residence. Combining spoken word with unusual musical instruments and strange sounds, her performances effortlessly evoke other worlds and times and engage diverse audiences. Sally’s artist residency is supported by Arts Council England. This performance is for all children aged 6 and upwards and their adults! It lasts 60 minutes.

This performance is supported by Arts Council England. Admission is free but capacity is limited; advance booking is highly recommended via

Sally Pomme Clayon | Artist in Residence 2011 - 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).