Fire Springs



Storytelling and oral communication


For individuals and groups interested in developing skills in oral expression.  

Narrative practice in corporate contexts.


For organisations, associations and groups, to support them in managing change, embedding organisational learning, improving strategic vision, developing common values,  encouraging engagement and promoting teamwork.  

Anthony Nanson and Kirsty Hartsiotis each offers a range of bespoke workshops, including introductory courses in storytelling and classes in oral narrative technique, relevant to the fields of education, ecology, heritage interpretation, and personal development.   

Kevan Manwaring offers workshops in storytelling and creative writing as well as programmes, courses and supportive networking in contemporary bardic practice and for those following their own bardic paths.  

David Metcalfe offers workshops in storymaking and storytelling relevant to archaeology, history and place, exploring imaginative pathways for bringing the past to life through the creative use of story in relation to sites, objects and events.



David Metcalfe and Anthony Nanson together offer a range of modular workshops and longer programmes for those wishing to improve connectivity of purpose, people and process through narrative-based practice and analysis. You can read a summary of our approach and our workshop modules here

Contact individual members via their websites for availability and fee rates: Anthony, Kirsty, Kevan and David.