Artists & Workshops / Surya Turner

Art forms

Storytelling, Creative Writing and Poetry

What she does

  • Interactive Storytelling performances
  • Storytelling Workshops
  • Creative Writing workshops
  • Poetry workshops
  • Bringing Books Alive
  • Narrative Coaching
  • Story in Organisations
  • Story Commissions

 Who for

  • Age 3 years and above
  • In Service Training
  • Heritage Organisations
  • Public organisations


"Professional, organised, reliable, inspirational and thoughtful. Surya is a dream to work with and I have very much appreciated and valued all that she has given."

Ruth Clarke at the National Trust


Surya is a storyteller, trainer and coach whose passion is collective transformation through creative learning. She has worked for a number of leading arts organisations including the National Portrait Gallery, South Bank Centre (Hayward Gallery) and the National Trust.

 The use of story as a vehicle to enrich, inspire and motivate others is a compelling focus in all her work Surya specialises in working with diverse groups in terms of ages, ethnicity and social and professional backgrounds.