Spend your PA Day Telling Stories with Telling Tales

Discover your own storytelling powers at our new creative workshop that focuses on telling stories through writing, illustration, drama, poetry and music. This FREE workshop is for families and kids in Grades 1 to 8.

Join Telling Tales authors and presenters for a morning of storytelling. Learn improv and dramatic storytelling from the Creative Theatre Company, hear traditional African storytelling and musical tales from Jean Assamoa, express your creative side with drawing tips from illustrator Kevin Sylvester, learn about writing during a hands-on writing workshop with author Melanie Florence, and discover spoken word poetry with the Hamilton Youth Poets.

Mark Your Calendar

Date: November 3, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)

Location: Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton, 45 Ellis Ave. Hamilton, Ontario L8H 4L8

Event Schedule

Creative Theatre Company

10:00 AM to 10:40 AM (Gymnasium)

Interactive theatre game sessions where everyone gets to play.

Melanie Florence

10:45 AM to 11:25 AM (Computer Room)

Develop your writing skills.

Jean Assamoa

10:45 AM to 11:25 AM (Gymnasium)

Musical storytelling through drumming.

Kevin Sylvester

11:30 AM to 12:20 PM (Gymnasium)

Learn how to turn scribbles into great art.

Hamilton Youth Poets

11:30 AM to 12:20 PM (Games Room)

Youth-focused spoken word poetry.

Get Your Tickets

Spaces are limited, and smaller workshops are available on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are free, but families must register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/telling-tales-storytelling-workshop-tickets-38513934214.