GIANTS with Alice and Svend

What is GIANTS?

GIANTS is a Live Storytelling performance about being big in a world of small people. (Separate performances for children and adults)

GIANTS is a workshop where the participants explore what it is to be big. (Separate workshops for children and adults)

GIANTS is a language school project, where students who have English as their second language explore stories from Celtic and Nordic myth and tradition.


Who is telling which stories?

Two very tall storytellers Alice Fernbank and Svend Engh bring you stories of giants and giantesses from Celtic and Nordic Mythology. Infused with their own personal experience of being big people in an average sized world, Alice and Svend weave together a mythological history of the giants who once roamed this earth.


The project comprises of a performance and a workshop for children, and a separate performance and workshop for adults.



The Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh the 30th of April together with local musician Nicky Haire::

Katherine Bruce. "You were on fire! What a performance."

Tamsin Haggis: "The whole thing was such a treat from beginning to end. You were quite wonderful, and the trio of you was wonderful as well."

Mairi Campbell: "What a gorgeous night of story and music. Thank you."


GIANTS played at the TapRoot Festival on Lismore Island, Scotland. Here arealice some reactions:


Alice and Svend-Erik have a new Website -

Alice and Svend


- tell stories in schools

- tell stories for adults

- teach you how to tell

- are licensed to work in businesses



Phones: +44 (0)7812909781 / Alice

+44 (0)7577001008 / Svend


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