Hastings Storytelling Festival 2017 by Sir Quentin Blake

Image created for Hastings Storytelling Festival 2017 by our Patron, Sir Quentin Blake

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Our theme for 2017 is ‘Reimagine India’.  There are lots of activities available for local schools:


Storyteller in Residence: Sujata Banerjee Dance Co with ‘The Storytelling Cafe’: Visiting schools with cooking in the morning and Kathak (Indian storytelling dance) in the afternoon, £250/day (limited availability)

Children’s Storytelling Festival Day and Parade: Sunday 12 November. Last year over 600 children and 8 schools made banners and took part. This year we’re teaming up with Carnival Network South to make an even bigger parade.

Carnival CPD (FREE): Carnival costume making with  Ray Mohabir of Sunshine International Arts and simple Indian dance moves with Sujata Banerjee Dance CompanySaturday May 20th (dance) PLUS Friday June 9th or Saturday June 10th (costumes)

Artist in Residence: Sarah Evans can visit your school and bring the storytelling themes to life through art workshops and teacher CPD.

Get in touch: hello@hastingsstoryfest.org