Autumn performances 2023 › Bristol

Past event

Jan Blake performance

How did it go?

We are back on the road after half-term break, and we were treated to a barnstorming performance from the incredible storyteller Jan Blake at the beautiful historic theatre Bristol Old Vic. Jan held the audience of year 5 and 6 children in the palm of her hand as she delighted them with her stories and riddles. It was great to see young minds start to understand the power and impact of word-of-mouth storytelling. AND every child went home with a copy of Valerie Bloom’s poetry collection Stars with Flaming Tails.

Jan Blake Workshop

Children will relish the opportunity to work creatively with Jan Blake in their classroom in this engaging and stimulating workshop.

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Every child attending this performance will receive a **FREE** copy of _Stars with Flaming Tails_ by Valerie Bloom to take home and keep! cover

Every child attending this performance will receive a FREE copy of Stars with Flaming Tails by Valerie Bloom to take home and keep!

Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol BS1 4ED
Tuesday 31st October
11:00 am
Approx. 1 hour
Age range:
Years 5 and 6

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Jan Blake

Jan Blake is one of Europe's leading female storytellers and has been telling stories to adults teenagers and children around the world since 1986. Born in Manchester to Jamaican parents she tells stories from Africa and the Caribbean and has an international reputation for dynamic, witty and exciting storytelling.

Engaging, deeply emotional and at times outright hilarious, Jan Blake’s storytelling is among the best in the world.

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