Get involved in Hastings Storytelling Festival 2020

It's free, easy and fun.

Film / photograph creations on a phone and contact us to tell us they are ready.

They will be shown at the virtual parade on Sunday 25 October, 3pm. 
Prizes will be given!

4. Send a rep!

Do you have a pupil who would love to join parade hosts, Loulou and Ben, online on the day and talk about their favourite book?
Let us know and we'll make it happen!

1. Create a wagon

Create a Book Wagon. Free online or in-person support available from Radiator Arts, plus £50 towards materials.​..

2. Dress up

Dress up as favourite fictional characters (pupils could use previous World Book Day costumes).

3. Draw, glue, make

Create illustrations based on favourite books. See Sarah Evan's illustration workshops below.

Join the Virtual Book Wagon Parade (do one, two or all of the following):

Book a Storytelling Workshop with Anna Mudeka, Storyteller-in-Residence
(October 12-23 2020)

Anna, a London-based Zimbabwean storyteller, will visit schools in person (or by Zoom/facetime) with live workshops and performances from her show Kure Kure – a story of migration.


Do video illustration activities with Sarah Evans, Artist-In-Residence

Coming soon: Brand new video illustration workshops to do in class.

Teachers from local schools meet every quarter to help plan Hastings Storytelling Festival and how to bring it into their school. 

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