STORYSTOCK 2016

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STORYSTOCK, the travelling story circus for children 2-11yrs and their families, returns for another year of bookish fun and games this February half-term.

Instead of clowns we have storytellers, there’s no trapeze but plenty of live literature acts and the workshops involve writing, science & song-writing. This is all the fun of the circus with fewer animals…

Bookish acts will bring stories to life through live shows, storytelling, creative workshops, parties & story treasure hunt. Hosted by the fabulous Storymaster with an all-day creative doodling café with pop-up author signings, competitions, Tales on Moon Lane bookshop, quizzes & games.

To view the full programme simply scroll down – you can also download the programme as a PDF here.

STORYSTOCK is sponsored by angels & urchins magazine, Finlay Brewer, Keystone Tutors, Science Wizards & Song Academy in partnership with the Bush Theatre

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@bushtheatre

Loved Leave Taking @bushtheatre. One of my favourite pieces of theatre I've seen this year. Saw it 4 days ago and h… https://t.co/zcQlsAhOSG
Christine
@christinegomes
18 Jun
@RaddingtonB This but with me forgetting my fob for @bushtheatre office every second day. (Including today.)
Deirdre O'Halloran
@deirdre_OH
18 Jun
30 close family and friends saw #LeaveTaking @bushtheatre on Saturday night; school friends including my best frien… https://t.co/Oz0lb8JV00
winsome pinnock
@Winsome_Pinnock
18 Jun
Looking forward to catching @sarah_gordy from #JellyfishThePlay on @lorraine this morning @bushtheatre
Mark Cartwright
@markcartwright
18 Jun
Another evening of great theatre. Looking forward to #LeaveTaking at the @bushtheatre tonight; @Winsome_Pinnock’s d… https://t.co/s9yx8nYMO3
althea efunshile CBE
@altheaefunshile
18 Jun
Let's be honest, it's doubtful whether #LeaveTaking would've been in any critic's Best Plays Of Last 30 Years list… https://t.co/ZfkDqyWSdZ
daniel york
@danielfyork
13 Jun

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