Delve into the past at this storytelling session with Emily Hanna-Grazebrook about the history of whaling and tales of whales who have swum in the Thames. Then look to the future and as we see what changes to animal welfare have happened over the years, and what changes still need to be made. Stay on afterwards to do some object handling inspired by this storytelling session. No need to book, just arrive at the gallery just before it starts to settle in. 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
It's 1940 and the German planes are coming. It's time to get to safety. But how do you tell your family and friends where you have gone? Join Emily our storyteller on this interactive journey back through time to the East End during the Second World War. 12th April and 18th April 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Secret languages of the past
Drop-in interactive activity (F) ages 5+
1.15pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm (approx. 30 mins)
Meet at the entrance to Sailortown, level 2
You might have heard of cockney rhyming slang but have you heard of Thieves Cant? Join storyteller Emily and venture down the streets of old Wapping to find out about this secret language of London’s past. Mind yer wallets!
Take part in an interactive storytelling session to learn all about Māori tales of the Milky Way and creation, as well as stories featuring the demigod, Māui.
Hear stories about fishing, and discover why the shark is considered sacred in Māori culture. After, you will learn how to count to ten in the Māori language, and create your own artwork inspired by stories of the sea and its creatures to take home.
Suitable for children ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
24 October 2018, 10am — 12pm
24 October 2018, 1 — 3pm
25 October 2018, 10am — 12pm
25 October 2018, 1 — 3pm
Guide Age Range 4+
Approx Running Time 45 mins
Join Emily on a magical, musical storytelling adventure for all the family. Wander into the fairy tree, frolic in the jungle playing hide-and-seek with the animals, escape from greedy trolls and help a little duck to save the day!
A selection of magical stories told with vim and vigour by vivacious Storyteller / Singer Songwriter Emily Hanna Grazebrook.
‘I am a daughter of warriors, not a prize for your coffers’
Emily Hanna-Grazebrook weaves tales and sings songs about three brave and resourceful women; one good, one bad and one somewhere in-between…
For more info and tickets visit the Irish Cultural Centre Link below