Elly Crichton Stuart Stuart

Elly Crichton Stuart

Storyteller/Mindfulness Teacher

Children and Young People

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Elly has worked in schools throughout the U.K and on many projects including The Big Scottish Story Ripple, Eastfeast and Adventures in Plastic. She ran an award winning company called The Fabulists together with storyteller Heleni Achilleos. The Outsider Storytelling project, funded by The Children's Fund, educated thousands of school children in rural Essex about the effects of bullying and racism.

Elly worked extensively for the British Council running workshops for 10 – 12 year olds, their teachers and families, in Museums and Galleries as part of The Magic Pencil, an exhibition of illustrations of children's books. She worked with 10 – 12 years olds and their teachers in Mumbai, with families in Chennai, schools in Venezuela and ran training sessions for teachers in Taiwan. She also ran empowerment workshops for 16 – 18 year olds in Macedonia as part of the Blue Sky Summer School. She has worked with children and young people in East Anglia and Scotland in projects funded by The local network fund for children and young people, and by The Scottish Storytelling Centre.


Elly discovered Mindfulness at Findhorn in 2009 and has been practising ever since. She qualified with Youth Mindfulness in 2018 and has worked with children, aged 7 – 11 year old, and young people aged 12 – 21 and adults.

The benefits of mindfulness and storytelling are:


To contact Elly Text: 07731 159126, telephone: 01383 860824 or email: ellycstuart@gmail.com




Maureen Lewis, Head Teacher, Hill of Beath PS 1/12/22.

Parent following a sharing at St. Joseph's Primary School

Fred and Nathan from Walton Primary School