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 Canadian Stories Constellation

Ten Paintings and a hinged oven door revealing a skunk tell eleven stories and show us how stories can chart the movement of peoples.

The Ramayana Constellation

The constituent parts of the museum’s Ramayana Constellation and a little about its creation and history.

Yama, God of Death & Justice

Yama the Hindu God of Death and Justice was the subject of two ‘Bargain with death’ tales in the museum.

Wayang Golek Puppet

Wayang Golek Puppet Theatre is a key part of the storytelling tradition in Java and Indonesia.

Mata ni pachedi (Temple Cloth)

The Temple Cloths of the Vagri community of Gujarat tell not one but many stories.

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