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    Magnificent Monsters with Pop Up Projects

    free
    Wed 27 Oct 2021, 11am
    The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall
    Family & young people
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    Dragon puppet making

    Let your little monsters’ imaginations run wild in workshops and performances based on the curious creatures from Pop Up Projects’ 10 Stories to Make a Difference.

    Expect storytelling, craft, movement and song with readings, workshops and performances throughout the day.

    11.30am – 11.50am: Storytelling 1 with Vanessa Woolf with Sahar Haghgoo

    12.30pm –12.50pm: Storytelling 2 with Philip Ardagh with Jamie Beard

    1.30pm – 1.45pm: Storytelling 3 with Vanessa Woolf with Ria Dastidar

    2pm – 3pm: Monster Ball with Xnthony

    11am – 3pm: The Monster Machine craft activity with Jamie Beard, Ria Dastidar and Sagar Haghgoo

    10 Stories to Make a Difference is a collection of ten original illustrated stories for young readers, all inspired by the theme of difference.

    The collection features a mix of well-known and emerging writers and illustrators, giving a platform to untold stories and diverse new voices.

    Produced by Pop Up Projects, a non-profit children’s literature development agency, the 10 Stories to Make a Difference collection celebrates Pop Up’s tenth birthday.

    Proceeds from its sales support Pop Up Projects’ work in deprived schools, marginalised communities and with talented writers and illustrators, especially from backgrounds which are under-represented in children’s publishing.

    10 Stories is an annual publishing event, with a new collection planned for 2022.

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    Age recommendation

    For ages 5+

    Dates & times

    Wed 27 Oct 2021, 11am

    Price

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