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A photo of three young children performing on stage in The Coro Supper Room for Storyfair during Furness Tradition Festival. There are two white girls in patterned dresses and one white boy in white t-shirt and shorts. One girl appears to be storytelling into a microphone while the other two act behind her. There are two storyfair banners either side of the window behind them.
Furness Tradition presents


Students from Sir John Barrow School showcase the results of their work on storytelling and performance techniques with international performance storyteller Dominic Kelly in the sixth Artspace Storyfair project.

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The Coro Supper Room

Admission by donation on the door

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Doors open at 9.45am

Every summer Dominic works for several weeks in the school, passing on stories and physical performance techniques to inspire a new generation of young storytellers to stake their claim on the oral telling tradition. The children, from years 3 and 5, work in groups to learn and shape ancient folktales, adding their voices and unique interpretations to those of the thousands who have told these stories across generations. The project culminates with a performance in the Supper Room at The Coro. Marvellous things happen on the way, and star performers emerge. Come and see them.

This event is produced by Furness Tradition, supported by the Sir John Fisher Foundation, CGP Books and the Francis C Scott Trust.

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