Lovely sunny day up at the Galtres Parklands Festivals new home at Helmsley. The festival is going to be just fantastic this year, with lots of the best loved performers and storytellers from the Family Entertainment Village back ‘by popular demand. We have a host of new talent to amaze and entertain you from Daniel Wilmot who is just the best ‘baddie’ you will ever … Continue reading AND THE GOOD NEWS IS…

Stories and Crafts in Museum Gardens.  Drop in sessions with the family in mind. Join us the lovely out door storytelling area in the museum Gardens. Sessions will take place regardless of the weather. We have lots of fun activities in mind from bug hunting to tree dressing to stomping a footpath…like stamping but with more rhythm and of course stories. Wed 5th Sept.  10.30-11.45  Make … Continue reading

Galtres Festival…Lots of exciting stuff

Can’t believe how long it’s been since my last post BUSY!!! Galtres Festival is just around the corner it’s going to be be fantastic. In addition to top class music Billy Bragg & The Buzzcocks to name just one or two. Craft & Storytelling Village Galtres steps back in time to days of yore to the days of Knights, Dragons and a very worried king … Continue reading Galtres Festival…Lots of exciting stuff

News letter Galtres Festival Stuff

It’s that time of year again.  I’m looking forwards to August and the fantastic Galtres Festival   I’m busy booking storytellers and performers for the family entertainment area. We are really going to be a wonderland of  Olde World  Knights &  Dragons with a very worried King that just can’t get his children to sleep. Horrid surgeons to deal with all things gruesome and smelly. We’re having a village … Continue reading News letter Galtres Festival Stuff

Vikings at the museum

Half term mayhem at the Yorkshire Museum…fun, laughter and a great bunch of kids.  I spent the last two days having a wonderful time helping children from 3 to 50 plus (yes I do mean you) create a Viking long-boat using boxes, paint and lots of imagination. I always enjoy my trips to the museum the staff are just so cool…even the ‘snowstorm’ of polystyrene balls created … Continue reading Vikings at the museum