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THE STORY DETECTIVES Will Tour to Libraries Across the UK in 2023

Events will be in Hillingdon (16-18 Feb), Dorset (14 April), Surrey (22 April – 1 July), and Plymouth (7-8 July).

THE STORY DETECTIVES Will Tour to Libraries Across the UK in 2023

The Story Detectives, the latest project from award-winning dance company Made by Katie Green tours the UK this year, with performances at libraries across the country in Hillingdon (16-18 Feb), Dorset (14 April), Surrey (22 April - 1 July), and Plymouth (7-8 July).

An immersive promenade dance performance, The Story Detectives takes children and their families on an imaginative journey through the library to discover different kinds of books, from a detective book to an adventure book, a dictionary to a fairy tale, led by two characters Playful and Particular.

During the performance the audience are invited to help Playful and Particular solve clues, look for letters and learn a movement 'code' that will help them on their journey throughout the piece. When they find themselves trapped in a Villain's tower, they help the Hero to escape and are invited to unravel one final clue to find the name of the Most Important Story.

Ahead of the performances an Activity Pack will be installed at the libraries giving children the chance to get a sneak peek into The Story Detectives and to create their own hero and villain story by following a trail around the participating libraries.

Of The Story Detectives, Artistic Director Katie Green said: "I'm thrilled to be able to bring The Story Detectives to audiences around the country on tour this spring. These performances are the perfect choice for families looking for something creative and different to do and a wonderful opportunity to introduce young people to the joy of dance."

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. See listings below for full details.

Events

Ruislip Manor Library

16 February 2023 at 11am

Book free tickets here Schedule | MyProVenue (tickets.com)

Botwell Green Library

16 February 2023 at 3pm

Book free tickets here Schedule | MyProVenue (tickets.com)

Uxbridge Library

18 February 2023 at 11am, 1pm and 3.15pm

Book free tickets here Schedule | MyProVenue (tickets.com)

Bridport Library

14 April 2023 at 10.30am

Booking opens soon

Dorchester Library

14 April 2023 at 2pm and 3.30pm

Booking opens soon

Godalming Library

22 April 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Woking Library

29 April 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Horley Library

20 May 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Epsom Library

30 May 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Dorking Library

31 May 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Farnham Library

2 June 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Camberley Library

3 June 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Ashford Library

10 June 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Merstham Library

17 June 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Redhill Library

24 June 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Walton Library

1 July 2023 at TBC

Booking opens soon

Devonport Library

7 July 2023 at TBC

Schools Performance

Plymouth Central Library

8 July 2023 at 11am and 2pm

Booking opens soon



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