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Growing your Voice

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Workshops are great for brainstorming, interactive learning, building relationships, and problem solving. They can be tailored to any situation and environment, for Education, Business or Personal Growth. 

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"There is no feeling greater than when you see the lights go on, and know it was all through the gift of story"

Through the craft of Storytelling Calum Lykan has created some unique and inspiring Workshops to fulfill the needs of one and all. Whether you wish to learn the craft of the teller and begin your performance career or are looking for ways to create a story to enhance your business,  Calum can help.....


If you don't see what your after please do get in touch to discuss your workshop requirements. 

Knowing Your Audience

The Story is not about you it's about the audience, the listener. You need to create a bespoke message that reaches your target audience. 

The success of a good Story depends on your ability to connect your message to the people listening effectively. It's the difference between capturing the heart of the audience or leaving them empty with words in there head.

In this workshop.

·         Learn the art of the story and structure yours into one that connect's with your audience

·         Language is important, learn to use language that helps build your story. 

·         Identify the gap between the audience and your message.

·         Adapting your story for different audiences.

·         Read your audience, learn the signs of winning or losing them. 


The more confident and relaxed you are with the story the easier it is to get your message over to your target audience with a higher chance of your message being understood. 

By understanding your audience you will learn to adapt the story to there needs, this will enable you to overcome obstacles and increase your chances of success to inspire or motivate. 

A Beginner’s Journey to Storytelling 

Thought about becoming a storyteller and just don't know where to begin. This workshop is about the beginning and continual journey of a storyteller.


Whether your looking at it as a hobby or as a full time performance career, this introductory course will give you the know how from where to kick of your journey.  

·         How to get started

·         what resources are available 

·         the skills and experience required

·         storytelling styles

·         how to find stories and learn them 

·         the challenges of contemporary storytelling... all the way through to the everyday hustle

·         ways of finding new audiences with technology.


Enter your performance life knowing all the challenges that lay ahead as you embrace storytelling in a relaxed and friendly environment. This workshop finishes with an open group discussion allowing all participants to share ideas.

Talk the Walk Tour Workshop 

An introduction to crafting storytelling-based guided tours for business sites, museums, and historic places.

“Talk the Walk” is a tourism workshop for museum, parks, and historic site staff, archivists, docents, and tour guides, designed to help you improve visitor experience through storytelling.


It's all about the tale you tell. No matter what tour format you are developing it's all about the stories you tell and how you tell them. 

This workshop is designed for all Tour types, whether your still in development or already up and running and are looking for a revamp. 

·         Learn the story behind the business and how to apply it to the Tour 

·         The art of Storytelling 

·         Identify your target audience 

·         Develop a tour structure 

·         Create the tales to Tell

·         Understanding your audience 

·         Body Language 

·         Walking the Walk


Having run a successful Storytelling Tour Company in Edinburgh, Scotland the aim is to pass on my skills and experience to hep you develop a market leading and enjoyable Tour for your clients. 

More to be added

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