Family Story

Join us each day for a family-friendly story read by some Storyhouse favourites! Running from
Happening today at 11am
  • Online

Every day, familiar faces from Storyhouse, including actors, librarians and team members will read stories and parts of stories chosen by you! Fill out the form below or find us at @StoryhouseLive on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to request your favourite story.

Storyhouse’s Jacob reads Little Red Riding Hood Revolting Rhymes:

Kaffe Keating, a former member of The Secret Seven at Storyhouse, reads from The Secret Seven.

Jess Dives, a real-life Borrower from Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in 2019, reads from The Borrowers by Mary Norton.

Claire Redcliffe reads from The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.

Polly Lister, from Blue Stockings at Storyhouse, reads from The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

Tom Richardson, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre regular, reads from The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Rebecca Birch, Storyhouse’s Alice in Wonderland, reads from The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll.

Natasha Rickman, director of Antigone, reads The King’s Breakfast by AA Milne.

Storyhouse’s David from the library team sings Old McDonald.

Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Storyhouse’s Alice in Wonderland, reads from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Storyhouse’s Louise reads Oi Frog by Kes Gray.

Request a story/poem/reading for an 11am Family Story.

Upcoming events

Thursday 28 May 11am Online
Friday 29 May 11am Online
Saturday 30 May 11am Online
Sunday 31 May 11am Online
On Stage Lunchtime Lectures: Setting the scene for The Taming of the Shrew
Online

Dr Graham Atkin will consider the way that Shakespeare frames his famous battle-of-the-sexes comedy.

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Online

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Online

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On Stage Wise Children’s Detention: live with Emma Rice
Online

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Homeskool Beatbox Adventures with Shlomo
Last event: Tuesday 12 May at 2pm
Online

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Activities Positive Inner Wellbeing Workshops for Storyhouse Women
Last event: Tuesday 12 May at 7pm
Online

Online wellbeing workshops with Lindsay Rocke centered around understanding the power of our thoughts and creating positivity in our lives.

Past event
Activities Architectural Workshops
Online

Free online architecture workshops for families – it’s all about having fun and learning together.

On Stage Lunchtime Lectures: Combat lockdown stress with Fallen Angels
Last event: Friday 1 May at 2pm
Online

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Italian Storytime: Extraordinary Italian Women

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Activities Italian Conversation Meet-Up – Easter Special
Online

A one off event especially for Easter, organised by Elisa Ippolito who runs Italian Classes at Storyhouse.