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A busy summer coming up: from Festival at the Edge to Cambridge Junction and all points in between. Here are some highlights.

28 -30 July Festival at the Edge.
I’ll be telling Stories in the Dark at Festival at the Edge – one of the first places I ever ventured to hear the very best storytellers in the country, this year at a new venue in North Shropshire.

31 July, 1-2 pm ‘Don’t Do That’ at the Museum of Classical Archaeology
I’ll be bringing the forest to the Museum of Classical Archaeology with another performance of Aesop’s fables

3 August, Warboys Library, 10.00 am, Animal Detectives!
One of my favourite libraries to tell stories in – arts activities too!

12 August Once Upon a Festival
A day of storytelling, puppet shows and family theatre at Central Park, Peterborough

13 August , 6.30-8.00, Top Tech Tales at the Museum of Technology
I’ll be taking part in an evening of stories about machines and inventions of all kinds.

16 August Norris Museum
Teddy bear Tales at the newly opened museum

17th August 3-4 pm The Scared Lion’ at The Museum of Classical Archaeology
Another story from Aesop’s Forest for brave children and nervous animals.

21st August, 2.00 Pirates, Heroes and Princesses at Stir Café
Taking over the back room at Stir Café with a host of story characters – come dressed up and ready to join in.

Wednesday 23rd August, 10.00 and 11.30, The Adventures of Colonel Carrot
Come and hear about the adventures of Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights. Adventure stories inspired by the drawings of Charles Darwin’s children. Book tickets in advance,
The Sedgwick Museum, Downing Street, Cambridge

9th September, 10.30, Folktales from India at Milton Road Library
3.45 Tales from the Ramayana
Part of ‘Mill Road Celebrates India’ Open Day
The Deaf Centre, 8 Romsey Terrace, Cambridge

And STOP PRESS – Stories in the Dark will be back at Cambridge Junction on 1st October.

See my Facebook page for last minute updates, and, coming soon, pictures of my beautiful new storytelling coat!


The wonderful Sally McGivern has developed some storybags full of exciting props to go with the stories from my book, Developing Early Maths Through Story