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Storytelling in the garden

Immerse yourself in children's stories read in the peaceful setting of Bateman’s garden.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Discover new adventures through live storytelling sessions delivered by expert volunteers in the magical setting of Rudyard Kipling’s very own garden. Running throughout the day and 15-20 minutes in length, these tales are suitable for young children and perfect short drop-in sessions for families.

6, 7, 13 April

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

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for families with young children.

Meeting point

Meet at the Quarterdeck in the formal garden.

What to bring and wear

This event takes place outside. Please dress for the weather.

Accessibility

Storytelling takes place in the garden, access includes paths with steps, slopes and varying surfaces. Please see the Facilities and access pages at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/batemans for further information.

Other

This outdoor activity is weather dependent, and occasionally may need to be changed or cancelled at short notice. Ask at visitor reception for information when you arrive. Sessions are volunteer led and dates and times may occasionally change – please check at visitor reception when you arrive. With thanks to Nosy Crow for donating books for our storytelling sessions.

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