Upcoming Shows in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

Beth tells interactive stories with music and song for children at schools, libraries, parties and festivals! Please get in touch to discuss your event: bethstoryteller@gmail.com

Fun Shows in 2018 in Sheffield and South Yorkshire:

These are public shows funded by venue and are mostly free to the public. Please contact venue for information on booking etc. If you want to book for a private event contact: bethstoryteller@gmail.com / 07554796622

Sat 3rd Feb at 7.30p.m. Here Comes a Candle…Ancient tales and music for Candlemas, Imbalc or St Brigitte’s Day The STORY FORGE Brings stories by Beth, Carmel and Helen to THUNDERCLIFFE GRANGE Children are welcome, but this is not a children’s event. THUNDERCLIFFE GRANGE (S61 2SQ) is on Deep Lane/Grange Lane between Shire Green and Thorpe Hesley Tickets (and useful map) £6 from J. Blundell 0114 2453660: jblndll@aol.com

March 10th 11pm Darwen Library Darwen Stories of strong women and fiesty girls told in celebration of 100 years of votes for women and International women’s day. You can expect some singing, monsters to defeat and lots of fun!

March 17th Barrow Museum Chesterfield 12.30-2pm Out the window I can see…    Join us for a magical adventure on a story train to meet giants, mermaids, trickster spiders, enchanted trees and greedy kings across the wilds of Britain and the world beyond… We will follow the storytelling with a giant postcard/ mask making craft workshop.

 

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Magic Spells and Mysterious Plans…Join us this Easter to hear how to wake up an enormous snoring frog, how a magical bird outwitted a King, and how an old lady made some soup with a rusty old nail. After the storytelling, you will be creating peg puppets of your favourite characters with exciting materials:

Tues 3rd April – Stocksbridge Library 10.30-11.50am.

Weds 4th April – Woodseats Library 10.30-11.50am.

Weds 11th April – Manor Library 2.00-3.20pm.

Fri 13th April – Crystal Peaks Library 2.00-3.20pm.

Saturday 14th April – Firth Park Library 2.00-3.20pm.

Animal Wonder Tales Come and listen to some fun and interactive stories about magical and cheeky animals from all over the world including a dragon who needed a special outfit for the emperor’s party, a mango loving monkey and a little girl’s plan to trick a dangerous wolf. After the storytelling, you will be creating peg puppets of your favourite characters with exciting materials:

Thurs 5th April – Ecclesall Library 10.30-11.50am.

Thurs 12th April – Parson Cross Library 10.30-11.05am

Thursday 12th April – Chapeltown Library –  2.00-3.20pm.

 Saturday 5th May at 10am at Wath Library Magical tales from the Trees Join me for some interactive stories about tree fairies, evil witches and magical trees! Suitable for ages 4-11

Totfest Sunday June 3rd All day

Telling stories all day for younger children – Red Hens, Little Monkeys, Hungry Bears and lots more. Fun and interactive! Lots of other activities for under 7’s happening too 🙂

 

Previous shows in 2017

Wednesday 22nd February at 10.30-12.30 Tales by the Fireside at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet Meet a shepherd who stumbles across some enchanted gold, an old lady who faces a terrifying monster in the Himalayan mountains and find out what happened when the Chinese emperor invited all the animals, including dragon and cockerel, to his party.

Tuesday 11th April at 10.30-11.15 at Crystal Peaks Library Stories for little ones Age 2+ Some favourite children’s folk tales from around the world such as Monkey see, Monkey do, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Gingerbread Man.

Thursday 20th April at 2pm Parson’s Cross Library at 2pm  Noodle heads and Numbskulls  Ages 5-11 Some of the silliest characters you could ever imagine meeting. For instance, there’s the King who decided to build a tower to the moon, the fisherman who got a sausage stuck to his nose and a girl who didn’t think twice about asking for the tail of a deadly forest creature.

Friday 2pm 21st April at Central Children’s Library Noodle heads and Numbskulls Ages 5-11 Some of the silliest characters you could ever imagine meeting. For instance, there’s the King who decided to build a tower to the moon, the fisherman who got a sausage stuck to his nose and a girl who didn’t think twice about asking for the tail of a deadly forest creature.

 

Saw you at wath library today (and last year) and you were fantastic. My children love listening to your stories and you bring the tales to life in a way we've never experienced before. Such a pleasure, thank you xx

Saturday 29th April at 10am at Wath Library Magical creatures and Mythical beasts Terrific tales of magical and mythical creatures. Meet a brave old lady who faced up to a monster in the Himalayas, a very determined rooster that gets his own back on a thieving king and find out how a not to waste a magic wish! Suitable for children age 5-11

Sunday 4th June Totfest on The Moor Sheffield Centre All day Interactive stories from all over the World performed with music and props. Ages 2- 7.

Saturday 17th June Children’s Storytelling Festival Martineau Gardens Birmingham Interactive stories from all over the World performed with music and props. Ages 2- 7.

Ecclesall Library 2pm.  Monday 7th August. Magical Beasts and Mythical Monsters. Tooth, scale and claws…  meet the monsters! Terrific tales of monsters and mythical creatures all the way from the snowy peaks of the Himalayas and the palaces of Turkey to the lush forests of Thailand. After the session Beth will lead a craft activity in Monster Mask Making.

Hillsborough Library 2pm Tuesday 8th August. Magical Beasts and Mythical Monsters. Tooth, scale and claws…  meet the monsters! Terrific tales of monsters and mythical creatures all the way from the snowy peaks of the Himalayas and the palaces of Turkey to the lush forests of Thailand. After the session Beth will lead a craft activity in Monster Mask Making.

Darnall Library 2pm Friday 11th August.  Magical Beasts and Mythical Monsters. Tooth, scale and claws…  meet the monsters! Terrific tales of monsters and mythical creatures all the way from the snowy peaks of the Himalayas and the palaces of Turkey to the lush forests of Thailand. After the session Beth will lead a craft activity in Monster Mask Making.

Manor Library 2pm Wednesday 16th August. Magical Beasts and Mythical Monsters. Tooth, scale and claws…  meet the monsters! Terrific tales of monsters and mythical creatures all the way from the snowy peaks of the Himalayas and the palaces of Turkey to the lush forests of Thailand. After the session Beth will lead a craft activity in Monster Mask Making.

Crystal Peaks Library Thursday 17th August.  Animal Antics Animal adventures from every corner of the world. Meet a magical African tree, a tricksy spider who convinces his friends to go to a magical island and find out how a fast-talking hare won a competition against all the other animals. After the storytelling, Beth will lead a craft activity in animal mask making.  Suitable for ages 4-10

 Ecclesfield Library 23rd August. 2 – 3.30 pm Animal Antics Animal adventures from every corner of the world. Meet a magical African tree, a tricksy spider who convinces his friends to go to a magical island and find out how a fast-talking hare won a competition against all the other animals. After the storytelling, Beth will lead a craft activity in animal mask making.  Suitable for ages 4-10

Sheffield Organic Growers 14th October Apple day 1pm                                     Interactive and magical stories of trees and a delicious soup will be followed by an autumnal craft. All as part of Sheffield Organic Growers apple day. Real Soup and other apple related activities will be happening too! Day 12-3pm.

Penistone Butcher’s Residential 28th October 4pm Spooky stories, spell making and Songs for children to get you in the mood for Halloween. Interactive and musical.

Little Monster’s On the moor 29th October All day Spooky stories, spell making and Songs for children to get you in the mood for Halloween. Interactive and musical.

Ecclesfield Library Friday 3rd November 10 pm Monkey See, Monkey Do                Ages 2-5 Bring your little ones this Autumn half term for some favourite children’s folk tales from around the world such as Monkey see, Monkey do, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Gingerbread Man. With songs and music.

 

 

 

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