John is able to tailor his set for any age group and fit into any venue. He performs regularly to family audiences.
Customers have included Center Parcs, Chelmsford Council, Cambridge Council and Suffolk County Council Library Service.
He has told stories in schools across England, Ireland, Germany and Texas.
He encourages participation when telling and works towards getting the listeners to repeat the stories to other people.
His repertoire includes wonder tales like ‘Grandfather All Know’, ‘Mossycoat’, ‘Kate Crackernuts’ and ‘The Golden Ram’ as well as humorous children’s stories like ‘Lazy Jack’ and ‘The Old Woman and the Pig’.
A veteran performer at village and community days he collects his own audiences and holds them spellbound with his stories. At festivals listeners return year after year to hear him.
He has also told stories in museums including Colchester, Ipswich and Chester.
He has appeared at storytelling festivals in England and Texas.