Snuggle up and listen to this bedtime story featuring a host of characters from the Fitzwilliam Museum's collection.
Listen to the story of The Wedding Treasure, a West African Folktale, written and performed by Wendy Shearer, professional storyteller and author of African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends.
Experience a whirlwind journey through the Fitzwilliam Museum at dusk. Encounters wild animals and mythical beasts, on a search for the secret land of snow…..and the crystal treasure. An animated story for 6 years+ by Indefinite Articles.
Watch Artist Ian Brownlie as he shows you how to make your own shadow puppet and put on your own play at home, all inspired by a beautiful puppet at Kettle's Yard.
Make a whole zoo of shadow puppets, inspired by those from South East Asia at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
All you need is some paper, colouring pencils or pens, scissors, a pencil and sticky tape.
If you've had a go at making your own shadow puppets, why not make a puppet theatre and use this to perform to your friends and family! What story will you tell?
Shadow puppets have been used to tell stories across the world for a very long time. During the long winter nights, people would come together to share stories and games around the fireplace or campfire.
Create your own shadow puppet to tell a story at home.
A fun story from The Fitzwilliam Museum about flowers competing to be the chosen bloom for a painting. Inspired by 'A vase of flowers with a monkey' by Ambrosius Bosschaert the younger. Written and narrated by Nicola Wallis. Designed by Ayshea Carter. This story is aimed at children aged 5 years and younger, but can be enjoyed by all ages.