11:15 | 13:15 |15:15 (45mins)                                                                           


Welcome to Ursula Holden Gill’s magical stage of wondrous storytelling. Ursula will tickle your imagination pink with her stories of silliness. Packed with songs and tales to keep all ages entertained, she will entrance story-listeners of all ages! Let her weave magical tales around you with this tip top family storytelling. 

With her magical, mysterious, moveable stage, be prepared for shapeshifting extraordinaire! Ursula will treat you to some snappy songs and curious characters as she brings everyone from 3 to 93 together through the power of stories.

All ages welcome

About The Performer

Ursula Holden Gill is performing at the Family Fun Days at Bradford Literature Festival 2022

Ursula Holden Gill

Ursula Holden Gill is an Award-Winning Storyteller, Workshop Facilitator & Educator who is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. She frequently travels internationally and throughout the UK, using music, movement and real-life observation to inform her own original and traditionally inspired work, to nurture other artists and to connect people of all ages with their creativity. Responding to commissions and both long and short-term residences within the community, education, entertainment and health sectors alike, over the last decade Ursula has relished establishing firm links with institutions such as Action for Children, Henry Dancer Days, Opera North, Settle Stories, The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, The National Youth Theatre and The Shakespeare Schools Festival. She is particularly passionate about her work with children and young people, animal welfare and in the therapeutic value of storytelling. In 2012 Ursula was voted Best Newcomer at The British Awards for Storytelling Excellence and at present, is completing her MA in Dramatherapy at the University of Derby.