Family Day: Alexander the Great

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  • Free | Ticketed Suitable for 0 – 11 year olds

Fill your half term with legendary journeys and mythical creatures.

Please check back on 1 February when additional tickets will be released.

Join us as we explore the fantastical stories surrounding Alexander the Great. Move, create, design, build and relax with our authors, artists, musicians, dancers and storytellers.

Join author Jamila Gavin as she shares amazing stories about Alexander. Enjoy an interactive performance with writer and storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton from her book The Phoenix of Persia. Create a heroic puppet and act in our shadow puppet theatre. Build your own inventions from junk materials. Quiz our curators. Or design your own story game. Which adventure will you choose?

There will also be special sensory storytelling adventures for under 5s to make, dance and sing.

All storytelling will be supported by BSL interpretation.

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Name: Family Day: Alexander the Great
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Free | Ticketed
Suitable for 0 – 11 year olds
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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* Please note that there is a £1.50 transaction fee when tickets are posted, or for telephone sales when an e-ticket is requested.