Family Storytelling

Wetwang Slack

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Wetwang Slack Family Telling

Join us for creative and colourful storytelling inspired by our 30th Curve commission, Francis Upritchard's Wetwang Slack.

Using a variety of props, actions and music, help us bring an ancient myth back to life in this interactive session, led by Vanessa Woolf.

Suitable for ages 0-8.

This session is free but booking is advisable. There will be a limited number of spaces available on the day.

About Vanessa Woolf

Vanessa Woolf tells stories that are real, exciting, magical and engaging from start to finish. She performs nationally and internationally, her clients include the Southbank Centre, Royal Academy of Arts, Kensington Palace, Royal College of Music, V&A and the British Academy of Arts and Sciences.

She has appeared on BBC TV and radio talking about London stories and storytelling and created storytelling podcasts for Guardian and Londonist. Her TEDx talk on ‘Finding Magic’ was recorded in November 2017. Her sell-out adult storytelling night “London Dreamtime” has been running for seven years and has collaborated with Secret Adventures, Living London, the Queen of Hoxton, London Month of the Dead, Library London, The Embers Collective, UCL, the National Trust and many more to create unique storytelling adventures in the strangest of secret corners.

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Watch: Curator Leila Hasham on Wetwang Slack


Curator Leila Hasham talks to us about Francis Upritchard's latest exhibition, 'Wetwang Slack', marking the 30th Curve commission at the Barbican.

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