Celina and the Spider Storytime Session at HOME

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Celina and the Spider Storytime Session at HOME

Celina and the Spider Storytime Session at HOME Manchester, Manchester 26 October 2020 Entrance is free — Visit now

Celina and the Spider: Suitable for children aged 5-11, join a series of family-friendly storytelling sessions this October half term in this new commission by HOME Manchester.

Written and performed by Ella McLeod, this online series of three storytime sessions will imaginatively explore themes around mortality. Using wonderful handmade puppetry and mythical gods, the stories are set to feature an array of interesting and colourful characters.

When Asae Ya the Earth Mother, Nyae the Sky God, and Brother Death call upon Anansi the Spider for help, the trickster begins to spin a web of mischief. Paying a visit to one of their best friends, Celina the Moon Goddess – they make a plan to help their elders and have some Halloween fun along the way.

Packed with high-jinks and excitement, follow Anansi the Spider and Celina the Moon Goddess as they hatch a plan together, and change the world forever.

Celina and the Spider Storytime Session at HOME Manchester, Manchester 26 October 2020 Entrance is free Visit now

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