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A BRAND NEW THEATRE SHOW FOR 

2 - 7 YR OLDS


After the incredible success of last years’ Christmas workshops Story Storks are returning to All Saints Church in Kingston this year to present their first theatre show specially written for 2 to 7 year olds.  Using the interactive principles of Story Storks workshops, this one hour show will feature counting, phonics, Christmas, fairytales, singing, dancing, puppetry direction from a Warhorse puppeteer and all the madcap comedy that Story Storks workshops are famous for. 

 

Inspired by the true story of Jerry Joyce, a Bentalls employee who invented a Christmas Elf especially for Kingston, our show is set in the Children's Library wehre a little girl accidentally leaves her toy behind on Christmas Eve.  As the library closes a little elf appears, Cracker Chimes, who finds the toy and agrees to help him get home.  Although he can’t help himself, what with him not being a real Christmas Elf, the library can as it’s full of magic; when you read the books the characters come to life.  Our intrepid pair then go on an adventure through fairytales with a Christmassy twist in an effort to find a way to get home, only to discover that Cracker had the answer all along.  

 

We're going to be turning All Saints Church and the RIchard Mayo Hall into theatre venues including 'time-out' areas for chidlren who might need a break from the performance and some flexibility to stand with small children.

 

 

In addition children will receive a trail as part of thei rpgram where they can hunt for Cracker Chimes around Kingston, travelling from the Bentalls Grotto to the Children's library.  This will also include a recent history of Christmas in Kingston and the story of how Jerry Joyce's Christmas elf was forgotten.....almost!



WHERE AND WHEN


Monday 5th December – All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston, KT1 1JP

10:30am & 1:30pm 

 

Saturday 10th December – Richard Mayo Hall, United Reformed Church, Eden Street, Kingston, KT1 1HZ

10:30am & 1:30pm

 

Monday 12th December – All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston, KT1 1JP

10:30am & 1:30pm

 

Monday 19th December – All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston, KT1 1JP

10:30am & 1:30pm