A Beastie of a time on the Farm

Back at Tatton Home Farm, Tatton Park, Cheshire for another summer season. Come and hear tales of fantasy, fairytale and farm every Saturday and Sunday, 1 pm to 4 pm…all told by a bright pink honey bee fairy!

A bumper year, indeed!

As predicted, the stories have been coming thick and fast! World Book Day lasted a fortnight as I had the privilege to share all kinds of tales in schools in Merseyside, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Manchester.

I have been whizzing around WI’s, history societies and ladies’ societies, dramatically visiting the 17th, 19th and early 20th centuries [Read more…]

A bumper year for stories?

2015 has got off to a tremendous start! It seems people of all ages are wishing to be transported by the spoken word. Schools across the country are busily booking for all types of story experiences; so too are many different societies and groups. The drama continues too for varying groups of adults with learning [Read more…]

Violet’s Story touches hearts

My WWI commemoration, ‘Salt and the Great War – Violet’s Story’ continues to be very well received. It has been performed for numerous history societies and other groups. It is very suitable for Key Stage 3 and is currently being adapted to enable Key Stage 2 students the opportunity to share in Violet’s experiences as [Read more…]

The Wizard of Oz!

Kaleidoscope Drama Group performed its best show yet this September at the Daneside Theatre, Congleton. ‘The Wizard of Oz’ was an evening of pure comedic talent, music and dance. Well done to all the performers, staff of Carter House Daycare Centre and volunteers who helped to make this a really special evening!

Tatton Home Farm…a fabulous summer!

Throughout the summer we have had great fun on the farm, for the third year running – with a whole new set of bespoke animal tales. It was also a great pleasure and privilege to celebrate Harvest on the farm – with pumpkins, parsnips and carrots galore: Auntie Mary’s special soup, and a cunning fox [Read more…]

Big Bible Event

This July, Sir Thomas Boteler CE High School was host to the Big Bible Event. Over 400 primary and secondary-aged children had the opportunity to experience and hear the Good News of Jesus Christ. It was my immense pleasure and privilege to step into the sandals of Mary Magdalene to give her account of how [Read more…]

We’re off to see the wizard…

On September 5th at 7 pm, Kaleidoscope Drama Group will proudly present ‘The Wizard of Oz’ as never seen before at the Daneside Theatre, Congleton. For tickets, please contact Carter House Daycare Centre on 01260 375419.

Kaleidoscope is a group of adults with learning disabilities who meet together every Friday for fun and drama. They [Read more…]

More farmyard fun at Tatton!

Join me every Saturday and Sunday between 1 pm and 4 pm at Tatton Home Farm, Tatton Park, Knutsford, from now until the middle of August, for original farmyard tales about Tatton’s very own animals…

There’s been another MURDER!!!

Thank you to Downsend School, Surrey, for inviting me to present two workshops to Year 8 students, The Murder in the Red Barn. After the tale of terrible betrayal, the students devised their own short melodramas, based on the story of Maria Marten…though how Goldilocks and the Three Bears got a look in, I’ll never [Read more…]