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Storytelling

Join our Anglo-Saxon storytellers as they take you on a journey through time inside the storytelling tree at Sutton Hoo.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Hear epic tales as you join our Anglo-Saxon storytellers for a journey through time inside the storytelling tree at Sutton Hoo. Sessions will be at 10.45am, 12pm, and 1.30pm. Each session lasts approximately half an hour. Stories are suitable for most ages but check with the storyteller for children under 10. Children should be accompanied at all times.

Sadly, due to a yellow warning of rain, the session on Thursday 22 January has been cancelled.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for most ages, check with the storyteller for children under 10.

Meeting point

After seeing the Visitor Welcome team for your admission, please meet at the gathering point by the ship sculpture in the courtyard.

What to bring and wear

Storytelling sessions will be taking place outdoors, so please wear suitable clothing for the weather.

Accessibility

The access route to the storytelling tree has some areas of rough terrain.

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