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Brilliant Boats!

With storyteller Pyn Stockman

Wednesday, 20th Mar 2019

Suitable for ages 2-5 years

£5.00 per person


  • 10:00 - 11:00
  • 11:30 - 12:30
  • 14:00 - 15:00

Online booking opens on 12th March 2020 at 9:30a.m.

Tickets for this event are sold via Cambridge Live. For all Box Office enquiries please call 0122 335 7851 otherwise call the central BookFest team on 0121 472 7989.

Gas Street Basin, Brindley Place

Meet at the steps by Pitcher and Piano., Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, UK

Well we couldn’t do Moving Stories without including a boat! Join storyteller Pyn Stockman for some Adventures in Storytelling aboard a narrowboat.

Get creative in this lively interactive performance of traditional and not-so-traditional tales full of puppets, props, playful characters and the occasional sandwich. Followed by a fabulously fun craft activity where you and your child can make you very own paper puppet.

Pyn - who actually lives on a narrowboat - spends all her time researching and telling stories, and we know this will be an unforgettable, magical event.

The boat – operated by Bosworth Cruises – will be enclosed and sheltered from the weather during the session, but care will need to be taken as everyone steps on and off the boat.

Meet at Brindley Place, Gas Street Basin, below Pitcher and Piano. No pushchairs please!

£5 per person.

Moving Stories

The Moving Stories programme is for toddlers and pre-schoolers who love being on the move! All these events take place during the week and have been thoughtfully designed to engage young imaginations.

Moving Stories is funded by a grant from the Ernest Cook Trust and curated by festival director Sarah Mullen and Kate's Storytree.

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