Stories collected from around the world


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Join Chris Bostock, The Storyteller, on the first Saturday of the month to hear some of the stories he has collected from all around the world. Be ready to travel to the bottom of the sea or even to the stars, to meet interesting people, wonderful animals and see extraordinary sights.

Sat 2 Dec

Tree-mendous stories

What happened when Jack when the trees started dancing? How did a birch tree chang a girl's life? And how was the Apple Tree Man helping at the farm?

Sat 3 Feb

Are we there yet? 

Stories of the longest journeys ever. Will Quacking, all the way from Spain, be able to reach the King’s palace? How long would it take to reach the Sun? How far would you go for a birthday party? Only the black cat knows, but if you come and hear her story, you’ll find out and discover what present she gave her friends - which you can share too!

 

Sat 3 Mar

Stories from around the World

Stories old and stories new, some that have got muddled on the way! Do you know about Goldilocks and the 3 pigs? or Red Riding hood and the Beanstalk? We’ll need your help to sort things out! [Come in your World book day costume and win a special prize].

           

Sat 7 Apr

A Feast of Stories        

How much food can one giant eat? What did a hungry little girl get from a cherry tree? You’ll be surprised! and how can you carry a whole orchard in only one hand? Join us for a menu of delicious stories to find out.

 

Sat 5 May

Night and Day

Discover why mother owl did not hoot to wake up the sun, what only comes out in the dark and whether you can see further by day or by night. We’ll also meet the strongest creature in the world, after a trip to Japan.

      

Sat 2 Jun

Away with the fairies

Stories of the little folk! Do you know what happened to the fairies at Rothley Mill or who it was pinched Peter Patch’s peas? Discover how a fairy helped a lady who lived in a vinegar bottle! Make a wish…and you can find out all the answers.


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Access

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available within Stage 3. To discuss any access needs, please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.