Tongue and Groove

Ursula at the Butterfly HouseTongue and Groove (Finding your Style as a Storyteller) is a workshop that Ursula first developed for festival goers and educators who had a passing interest in storytelling but weren’t sure of what it entailed. The focus of it is to encourage participants to find their own story style through Ursula’s sharing of handy hints, practical techniques, confessions of belly flops and suggestions of where and how to source captivating material.


  • Age Range: Adults and Young People 11 +
  • Participant Capacity: 5 to 50 +
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Venue Requirements: Audience seating


Ursula is a uniquely gifted, highly engaging storyteller. Through her work on a range of Opera North education projects she has shown her ability to captivate and inspire audiences of all ages.

Hayley McColl, Education Co-Ordinator, Opera North, September 2015