with Davina Hamilton

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Riley has no idea what he wants to be when he grows up and he needs you to help him think about some of the different jobs he could do.

Riley is also starring in his first ever school play, but he’s very nervous!

He’s hoping you can show him how to be confident by sharing your feelings and creating a story of your own.

Join author Davina Hamilton as she brings to life Riley Can Be Anything and Riley Knows He Can through storytelling, participation and play.

Recommended for: 4+

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(all those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
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 Running time: 11am – 12noon

Part of the Shakespeare’s Telling Tales Festival

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Riley Knows He Can
Riley is excited about starring in his first school play – but his nerves keep getting the better of him.
Thankfully, Riley’s big sister, Ella is on hand. Not only did Ella help her little brother to practise his lines for the play, she also gives him the encouragement he needs to take to the stage with kingly confidence.

Riley Can Be Anything
The inspiring story follows Riley as he discovers some of the wonderful things he can do when he grows up. With the help of his big cousin Joe, Riley is taken on a series of imaginative journeys that allow him to realise he can be anything he wants to be.



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