Storytelling unlocks learning

Each year Hastings Storytelling Festival  explores a storytelling theme concept through stories and art.

In 2016 our theme is ‘Displacement’.  For years 4,5,6 this year’s book will be Hetty Feather by Dame Jacqueline Wilson. For younger children, the book will be confirmed shortly.

The Storyteller in Residence in 2016 is Emmanuel the Magnificent, a highly skilled storyteller who can visit your school and tell magical and educational stories. Price: £250 per day (limited availability) Book:

Our Teacher Network enables teachers to integrate the festival into their schools, advise on authors, develop storytelling themes and shape the educational aspects of the festival. Join:

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