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A place for all ages to share stories that capture the imagination and do fun activities linked to them.

Everyone loves a great story!  Why not come along to these fun and playful Story Box sessions where you can read stories to your neighbours, listen to others as well as taking part in imaginative activities that are linked to the story. The sessions will be hosted by parents that love reading to their children and want to encourage story sharing with others too. You are welcome to come to 1 or all sessions. Everyone loves a great story!All ages are welcome.



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Fantastic Mr Fox

Tuesday 9th July 3.30 - 5.00pm

55 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7NT

I’m Roseann and I’m a home educating parent who loves telling stories. Together with my daughter, Sylvie, we like colouring in and listening to all sorts of stories.

Come and join us for this interactive reading of Fantastic


My name is Kelly and after the reading, I will be sharing how you can make and decorate a personalised card (themed around the story or around Spring/Summer). I’m a self taught crafter and excited to share my skills with others.


The Secret Garden

Tuesday 23 July | 3.30 - 5.00pm

Barking Park, Barking, IG11 8UD (Meet us near the Café)

My name is Roseann and I will be reading this incredible story. After the story you can create your own Secret Garden.

Come and plant your own sunflower seeds to grow into amazing, bright plants which you can then take home.