Storytelling

For a day of monstrously magical mythical beasts, join Eden from Stories Alive to hear the tales of the vicious Minotaur, fearful Baba Yaga, the hideous Hydra and The Loathsome Worm of Spindleston Whugh.

 

The Labyrinth of the Minotaur

They say there’s a beast under King Minos palace on Crete, half man half bull, that eats anyone who’s forced to enter its labyrinth. Only one hero in the whole of Greece volunteers to go in, but is he able to defeat it?

Baba Yaga and the Brave Vasilisa

All the children from miles around know of the evil crone Baba Yaga, and fear what she does to children who wander close to her strange house in the forest, so when young Vasilisa is sent there by her stepmother, she fears she never return home in one piece.

Hercules and the Hydra

The brave hero Hercules faced many strange creatures while completing his 12 labours, but none so devious and tricksy as the swamp dwelling, many headed Hydra, only by skill and cunning can this monster be defeated.

The Loathsome Worm of Spindleston Hill

A strange dragon appears on Spindleston Hill, eating not only all the livestock for miles, but also any knight foolish enough to challenge it, who will be brave enough to conquer this ferocious beast?

This class forms part of our Arts Council Funded Outreach Programme, and is free to attend