Story Factory Chichester returns

The fifth Story Factory Chichester takes place on Friday. Picture: Rachel Poulton
The fifth Story Factory Chichester takes place on Friday. Picture: Rachel Poulton

Creative flair will be celebrated and encouraged at a children’s workshop tomorrow.

The fifth Story Factory Chichester, a fun and creative group session for children aged six to 13, takes place at St Wilfrid’s Church Community Hall, Sherborne Road, Chichester, from 10am to 4.30pm.

Every Picture Tells a Story will be the umbrella theme and guest teachers, artist Jessica Venables and photographer Rachel Poulton, will help the youngsters to free their imaginations to explore stories through words, art and music, with the help of resident musician Mike Fry.

Tanya Hatton, mother of seven-year-old Charlotte, a regular at Story Factory Chichester, said: “It’s a wonderful opportunity to bring together children with energy and imagination, as well as talented grown-ups, to generate a fabulous result.”

Local writers Katy Lassetter and Vicky Edwards launched the workshops in 2014.

Sussex Arts Academy, a charity which aims to provide easier access to the best in arts and cultural education for the benefit of young people across West Sussex, will support the event for a second time this year.

David Sword, director of operations, said: “Sussex Arts Academy is delighted to be supporting Story Factory Chichester. All children need access to good arts enrichment programmes and we fully endorse Story Factory’s inclusive approach.”

For further details and booking, email katy@chichestercopywriter or call 01243 533421.

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