How to Hide
a Lion

with Helen Stevens

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Join author (and lion hiding expert!) Helen Stephens for a live drawing, storytelling adventure.

How does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It’s not easy, but Iris has to do her best, because mums and dads can be funny about having a lion in the house. Help Helen tell the tale of a very kind and brave lion and learn how to draw your very own lion.

Helen’s award-winning books include Fleabag and The Night Iceberg. How to Hide a Lion has sold in nearly twenty languages worldwide and in 2016 was adapted for stage by Polka theatre and in 2018 toured the UK.

Recommended for: 4+

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(all those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
All adults and children must purchase a ticket to the event

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Running time: 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Part of the Shakespeare’s Telling Tales Festival


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