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Rooklings Presents: The Whale’s Tale by Music Box Participatory Performance/Workshops for Families

Monday 30th May

12–1.30pm and 2.30–4pm

A whale climbed a mountain, a statue spoke and people walked on water. Journey between land and sea to where stories are born.

With Sharon Jacksties and Pete Mona. ‘This well-known and much-loved storytelling and music partnership blend story and music into crafted shows.’

These participatory performances are for family audiences and suitable for all ages; one aimed at under-5s and their parents and one aimed at children 5+ and their parents. Where you have children in both age groups you are welcome to either come to both sessions or choose one – both sessions will be suitable for all ages to hear. If you intend to stay for both sessions please remember to book tickets for both.

The cafe will be available to use as a quiet space throughout the event but each child must be under the supervision of a parent all times.

Sharon and Peter perform together as Music Box in shows for all ages ranging from early years to adults. To learn more of what they do please see their website.

This event is being is part of Summerlands Storytelling Festival 2016 which aims to promote storytelling and storytellers in the legendary summer lands of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset. Please see the Summerlands Storytelling Festival for more information on other events in the area.


All ages are welcome but each session will be targeted to the age groups stated below.
12–1.30pm under-5s with a break for juice and tea/coffee
2.30–4pm Ages 5+ with a break for juice and tea/coffee
This is a free event but please do
book in advance as spaces are very limited and only a few will be available on the day. Tickets available here.




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