Before 5pm, Days out, Storytelling

16 events

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Edinburgh Fair Trade Festival

An Edinburgh festival to promote and celebrate fair trade. Combining fair trade stalls, speakers, refreshments, music and more.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0131 560 1581

The Parent-Child Relationship Spa

A nourishing environment for parents/carers and children designed to enhance bonding and brain development. Each session includes free entry into the Enchanted Kingdom and sensory zones, taught sessions offering novel relational games to play with your child, short interactive piece of musical theatre and refreshments.

The London Art House, N1

Wed 4 Mar

£16 for one adult & one child; £22 for one adult & two children / 020 3227 3200

Wed 11 Mar

£16 for one adult & one child; £22 for one adult & two children / 020 3227 3200

Wed 18 Mar

£16 for one adult & one child; £22 for one adult & two children / 020 3227 3200

…and 28 more dates until 30 Sep

Family Storytime

Interactive storytelling sessions for families with children under 7 years. Advance booking strongly recommended.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£5; book all five stories and get one free (Family £15; Children under one free) / 0141 552 3988

How The Elephant Got Its Trunk

Sun 8 Mar

£5; book all five stories and get one free (Family £15; Children under one free) / 0141 552 3988

How The Elephant Got Its Trunk

Sat 21 Mar

£5; Book all five stories and get one free (Family £15; Children under one free) / 0141 552 3988

How The Rhino Got Its Skin

…and 6 more dates until 7 Apr

Artie Trezise & His Singing Kettle

Artie Trezise, the co-founder of The Singing Kettle hosts a storytelling session for children.

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline

Sat 28 Mar

£2 (Children £1) / 01383 724302

Awful Ancestors

Learn more about the horrible history of Braemar Castle, including the chef cooking up potions in the kitchen and a prisoner in the dungeon who is waiting to be punished … but how?

Braemar Castle

Sun 19 Apr

Included in admission / 01339 741219

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Castle Siege

Living history event depicting the drama, action and sounds of a siege of Arundel Castle.

Arundel Castle

Sat 23 May

£11 / 01903 882173

Sun 24 May

£11 / 01903 882173

Mon 25 May

£11 / 01903 882173

A Dragons Tale

Gruff the storyteller weaves the story of Gitta and Olaf – the only two in the village who are brave enough to go and investigate when terrifying noises start coming from the mountains.

Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 01422 352334/354823

Easter Family Fun Day

Family fun day out with drama, art and craft workshops, storytelling, face painting and more.

Cumbernauld Theatre

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 01236 732887

Enlightened! A Walking Tour of Edinburgh's New Town in the Age of Reason

Explore the New Town with Enlightened! walking tours and learn about how clever Edinburgh's people of yore were. Booking is essential.

Dundas House, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Tue 10 Mar

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Tue 17 Mar

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Apr

Jacobite Day

Meet some of the historical characters from Braemar's history, plus re-enactments, music, traditional food and games.

Braemar Castle

Sun 26 Jul

Included in admission / 01339 741219

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The Lost Carnival

An immersive and mysterious experience featuring theatre, circus, music and visual trickery.

Burrs Country Park, Bury

Fri 22 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Sat 23 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Sun 24 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Mon 25 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Mrs Mash: The Storyteller Cook

Mrs Mash – Storytelling Cook – serves up delicious stories and songs for ages 4+.

The Skylark, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0131 629 3037

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0131 629 3037

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0131 629 3037

…and 40 more dates until 21 Dec

Normans and Crusaders

Spread over a weekend, Raven Tor Living History Group recreate sights, sounds and smells from the Norman period. Set within a tented encampment the group recreates crafts, weapons training and battle tactics. Also included are falconry and archery demonstrations and the Distant Trumpets Story Teller.

Arundel Castle

Sat 4 Apr

£11 / 01903 882173

Sun 5 Apr

£11 / 01903 882173

Mon 6 Apr

£11 / 01903 882173

Stories of The Fort

Discover some of the history of Fort William on this circular walk which takes in The Old Fort, Old Inverlochy Castle and Tomnahara graveyard.

Fort William Tourist Information Centre

Tue 14 Apr

£4 (£3; Familiy £11)

Tue 21 Apr

£4 (£3; Familiy £11)

Tue 28 Apr

£4 (£3; Familiy £11)

…and 7 more dates until 16 Jun

Tales From The Shed

A collection of tales, songs and fun characters presented as interactive performances.

Chickenshed, London N14

Sat 28 Feb

£6 (under 6 months free) / 020 8292 9222

Fri 6 Mar

£6 (under 6 months free) / 020 8292 9222

Sat 7 Mar

£6 (under 6 months free) / 020 8292 9222

…and 4 more dates until 21 Mar

Tiny Tales

Different tales every time, followed by a creative play session. Ages 6 months to 2 years.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

£5 / 0141 552 4267

Little Chefs

Sat 7 Mar

£5 / 0141 552 4267

Little Lost Dinosaur