A World Inside a Book: Gruffalos, Dragons and Other Creatures

Take a trip into the brilliant 3-D technicolour world of the best loved children's author, Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, with the UK’s first immersive exhibition of their work.Read more

Monkey Puzzle

Can butterfly help little monkey find his mum? Enjoy this fun story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler with our Story Builders.Read more

Tales From The Shed Summer Season

Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal, lively and amazingly engaging as the performers and audience share the same space - children are always encouraged to make a lot of noise and to make the story happen. We guarantee that every show will be fun, really silly and that there will be plenty of colourful puppets and live songs.

Every week we present different stories featuring the same much loved characters – froRead more

Tree Tales: Nature's Sculptural Giants

"Martin Maudsley’s storytelling is masterful – engaging, witty and held the audience spellbound.”

Celebrate the launch of Common Ground at YSP with a series of family-friendly storytelling events led by performance storyteller Martin Maudsley. Book on to this special promenading story-walk amongst nature's sculptural giants to hear stories told in the open air. Read more

Storytelling for Under 5s

Join us for some stories, rhymes and hands-on creative fun either in the Studio or around the gallery. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis at Reception from 10.30am on the day.

15 May 2018, 11.00am – 11.40am

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Whispering Woods: Open Air Storytelling Theatre

Journey into the lakes and woodlands with Whispering Woods as they present a magical outdoor promenade performance that explores universal themes and celebrates the journey through life, performed amongst the ancient trees at YSP.Read more

Whispering Woods: Open Air Storytelling Theatre

Journey into the lakes and woodlands with Whispering Woods as they present a magical outdoor promenade performance that explores universal themes and celebrates the journey through life, performed amongst the ancient trees at YSP.
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Sarah and Duck

The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady in their gardenRead more