Storytelling This August at the Musical Museum

Free events for children include live, music and puppetry

Xanthe Gresham telling the story of the dolphins of AphroditeXanthe Gresham telling the story of the dolphins of Aphrodite. Picture: Sara-Lou Bowery


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A series of events is being held in the Musical Museum in Brentford as part of Hounslow’s Festival of Storytelling.

The events are free, although it is advised to pre-book you place, and are suitable for children aged seven or above.

Tuesday 23 August - A Necklace of Raindrops by Bronia Evers

Join a journey to a world of magic, mayhem and moonlit adventures. Stories performed with original live music, shadow puppetry and a ‘crankie' theatre featuring hand-crafted paper scenery. Based on the collection of modern fairytales by classic children's author, Joan Aiken.

10:30am-11:00 - Book your free tickets here

11:30-12:00am - Book your free tickets here

Tuesday 23 August - The Patchwork Quilt by Bronia Evers

Far away in the snowy North country, young Nils lives with his clever Granny. She is making him a gift – a magical patchwork quilt. It is nearly finished…when suddenly it disappears…

Wild winds, magic spells, and twelve very clever camels all play their part… but will Nils get his quilt back in time for his special day?

A magical, musical story-ride, a conversation between storyteller, Bronia Evers and musician, Martina Schwarz, who has composed an original live score featuring accordion, ukulele and voice.

14:00-14:30 - Book your free tickets here

15:00-15:30 - Book your free tickets here

Wednesday 24 August - Goddesses and Heroines by Xanthe Gresham

Don't miss out on this magical story by Xanthe Gresham. Since ancient times, goddesses and heroines have given shape to the wonders of our world. Explore the desert with the snake of Inanna, surf the spray to play with Aphrodites’s dolphins – be feisty, be fearless and become a legend.

14:00-15:30- Book your free tickets here

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The Museum is open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm.

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August 12, 2022

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