Welcome to Mythstories

photo of 3 acrylic paintings by Dez Quarrell

Mythstories is a charity working with traditional tales. Here you will find some of our favourites, together with ideas for story-based activities for families, groups of children or whole classes.

Mythstories is Where Words Work. Explore and enjoy.

Educational Resources

photos of making activities

Storytelling is an effective tool that can be used across the curriculum, not just in English. Here you will find tried and tested resources that will work in your classroom, They can be easily adapted for small or large groups and many are equally suitable for home educators.

Mythstories Art UK Shop

Framed Talking Cat Print and Loyalist Cow cushions from Art UK shop

You can add style and beauty to your school, home or office and support Mythstories' educational work by visiting the Mythstories Art UK Shop. There are framed or unframed prints of Dez Quarréll's artworks, a range of customised gifts for the home and art materials to inspire young artists.

Latest Posts

The Khavad, Kavad or Kaavad

Find out about the stories that are told using this intriguing box from Rajasthan in India.

Riverturtle Is Not Singing

It’s said a picture can tell a thousand words, this wooden riverturtle helped tell 1043 words.

A constellation of exhibits on Wild Edric

Why does a legend last? The artefacts and images that made up the museum exhibit on Wild Edric of the Stiperstones.

Precious Stone Base Metal / Edric Still Rides

Poets Dave Bingham & Kevin Bamford give voice to the characters in the enduring legend of Wild Edric of the Stiperstones.

5 Prints of Shropshire Stories by Joseph Scrobb

Details about these vibrant illustrations of Shropshire Myths.

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