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HALF TERM TALES AT THE GLOBE

Celebrate magic, nature and the joy of storytelling at our half term events for families. From visiting authors to Shakespearean storytelling sessions and workshops, there’s something for all the family to enjoy in the half terms at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Piers Torday – The Power of Stories

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Join award-winning author, Piers Torday, for an animated, interactive insight into how he became an author, what inspires him and the importance of sharing stories.
Recommended for: Ages 5 -12

Kevin Graal – If This Be Magic

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Join popular children's storyteller Kevin Graal for a celebration of the power and beauty of magic - from earthy tales of singing trees and mischievous elves to spellbinding myths of shape-shifting forces and otherworldly realms.
Recommended for: Ages 5 -12

The Girl Who Speaks Bear – Sophie Anderson

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Join author Sophie Anderson on an adventure with her new novel, The Girl Who Speaks Bear, and explore the mystical universe she’s created, complete with a girl who turns into a bear, a talking wolf, and a house with chicken legs!
Recommended for: Ages 5+

Abi Elphinstone – Rumblestar

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Author Abi Elphinstone will be talking about the real-life adventures behind her books and showing children just how easy it is to find magic in their everyday lives and turn it into stories of their own.
Recommended for: Ages 7+

Chris Riddell – The Cloud Horse Chronicles: Guardians of Magic

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Join the former children’s laureate and award winning creator of Goth Girl and Ottoline as he introduces you to his new book in this spectacular live-drawing event.

The Tempest Storytelling

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Explore Shakespeare’s characters, stories and language as a family in this exciting one hour storytelling session led by a Globe Storyteller.
Recommended for: Ages 5 - 12

Wizards and Dragons

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Meet multi-million-copy selling, award-winning author Cressida Cowell, creator of the How to Train Your Dragon (also a DreamWorks film and TV franchise) and The Wizards of Once series. Recommended for: Ages 8+

The Tempest Workshop 5-8 yrs

Watkins Studios
Join our family workshop to learn about the plot, characters and language of The Tempest. Through active participation this workshop will encourage you to explore Shakespeare’s play in a fun way as a family.
Recommended for: Ages 5-8

The Tempest Workshop 9-12 yrs

Watkins Studios
Join our family workshop to learn about the plot, characters and language of The Tempest. Through active participation this workshop will encourage you to explore Shakespeare’s play in a fun way as a family.
Recommended for: Ages 9 – 12

As You Like It Workshop 9-12 years

Watkins Studios
Join our family workshop to learn about the plot, characters and language of As You Like It through active participation and play.
Recommended for: Ages 9 – 12

As You Like It Workshop 5-8 years

Watkins Studios
Join our family workshop to learn about the plot, characters and language of As You Like It through active participation and play.
Recommended for: Ages 5 – 8

As You Like It Storytelling

Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre
Explore Shakespeare’s characters, stories and language as a family in this exciting one hour storytelling session led by a Globe Storyteller.
Recommended for: Ages 5 - 12