To book call 07946748177 or email h@helentozer.uk

Workshops

Each workshop consists of a short performance followed by pupils working on set skills in small groups. Sessions can be tailored to a specific topic and last between 50-90 minutes. Check out some examples here.

Storytelling Techniques (ages 4+)
Storytelling and Art (ages 4+)
Storytelling and Drama (ages 6+)
Storytelling and Creative writing (ages 6+)

Performances

All stories are interactive and involve sound, action, dance and props. They can be based around bespoke topics. Here are some examples of my previous work:

0 – 3 years:

  • Traditional Tales: with singing and interactive puppets. Stories include Peter and the Wolf, Jack and the Beanstalk and The Gingerbread Man. 20 – 40 minutes
  • Dinosaur Detectives: I’ll transform your setting into a archaeological site!
    Includes fossil hunt, Dinosaur storytelling, shadow puppets, dance and yoga. 20 – 40 minutes
  • Modern Tales: with singing and interactive puppets. Stories include We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, The Hungry Caterpillar and Owl Babies. 20 – 40 minutes
  • West African Tales: with drumming, singing, puppets and interactive elements. Stories include The Enchanting Song of the Magical Bird, The Tortoise and his Drum and How the Frog came to be King. 20 – 30 minutes

4 – 7 years:

  • All for the love of books: A collection of interactive stories and songs about the love of reading. 30 – 50 minutes
  • Lost in Migration: Alice, a young Humpback Whale, is on her first solo long and arduous trip around the world. Learn about continents, climate change, overfishing and the oceans. 50 – 60 minutes
  • Seasonal nature themed tales: including harvest and spring stories with interactive treasure hunts and planting. 30 – 50 minutes
  • To the moon and back: as astronauts, pupils will gain a sense of the sights, sounds, and feel of space, as well as tons of facts about space travel. 50 – 60 minutes

8 – 12 years:

  • The Birth of The Fifth Sun: Aztec creation myths. 40 – 60 minutes
  • Chinese New Year: every year a man-eating beast crawls out of the sea to wreak havoc on land. One day an elderly stranger declares that he will defeat the beast. Surely he can’t succeed? 40 – 60 minutes

  • West African Folklore collection: complete with drumming, singing, call and response and laughter. 40 – 60 minutes
  • Shadow puppet theatre: especially effective for children with additional needs. Tales include Where the Wild Things Are and Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears. 40 – 60 minutes
  • World War Two: disover the dangerous and pivotal roles child soldiers and female fighter pilots played in the war. 40 – 60 minutes
  • Frozen Kingdom: In 1912 Douglas Mawson wass leading a team across Antarctica when their sledge plunged into a 150-foot-deep crevasse, taking with it essential supplies, huskies and 25-year-old Englishman, Belgrave Ninnis. 40 – 60 minutes
  • Living things and their habitats: It takes strength to adapt to an inhospitable environment. Children will develop their investigative, creative and group-work skills as they learn and present facts about real-life animal adaptations. 60 minutes 

Costs:

£75 for anything up to an hour
£150 for anything up to three hours
£250 per full day (up to six hours)

A surcharge for art materials and travel costs may apply. Contact me for further details on 07946748177 or h@helentozer.uk