Families Storytelling: Middle Eastern Tales

Join storyteller Sef Townsend to hear stories from the Middle East.

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  • Saturday, 18 May 2024

  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • Islamic Middle East Galleries, Room 42c

  • Families

    Families, ages 5+

  • Free event

Families Storytelling: Middle Eastern Tales photo

Get cosy on cushions while hearing about the twin Persian princes who saved their country from being taken over. Hear the story of Gulbahar that in Europe became the Rapunzel fairytale. Get inspired by stories sprinkled with songs and games. Find objects in the Islamic Middle East collection that characters in the stories you hear might use!

Please click on 'download brochure' on the right-hand side if you'd like to find out more about Sef Townsend.

Sessions are 40 mins long and start at: 11.00, 13.00 and 15:00

This is a free, ticketed event for families to enjoy all together; no child can be left unattended. Suitable for ages 5+.

For this event capacity will be limited, drop-ins are welcome but ticket holders will have priority. Please allow some extra time to queue for a space. 

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