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Sensory Stories Summer Roadshow with Joanne Marr

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Joanne Marr in a tent making funny faces while telling a story to children

Joanne Marr is a gifted storyteller, with experience working with diverse groups of all ages and abilities, including deaf groups and those with profound disabilities. She has completed Levels 1, 2 and 3 in British Sign Language (BSL). One of her specialisms is working with people with additional and complex support needs. Joanne worked for The Village Storytelling Centre in Glasgow, where she delivered a project to support literacy, language and bonding in newly arrived refugee families. Joanne loves to tell stories with strong female characters in them, old tales with a modern twist, and Scottish tales.

When: Friday 21 July 2023

Who: Settings operating over the summer holidays, including holiday clubs, residential units, special schools, community groups, nurseries, and other groups supporting children with additional support needs.

Where: Your school/setting

Cost: Free

Audience: Children and young people (under 18) with additional support needs and disabilities

Audience size: Small groups (max 15)

Deadline for applications: Friday 9 June 2023 at 5pm

Applications are now closed. This page is for information only.

What is the Sensory Stories Summer Roadshow?

The Sensory Stories Summer Road Show is part of Sensory Storytelling(this link will open in a new window), our three-year programme which brings the magic of author visits and the many benefits of books and sensory storytelling to children and young people in Scotland.

These events have been designed for children with additional support needs in mind and can be easily tailored to meet the requirements of the children in your setting. Our Scottish Book Trust team are also on-hand to support you with the events and are happy to provide advice, guidance, or discuss any requirements in advance of the event, to ensure your children and young people get the most out of the experience.

If you have any questions, please contact signe.rudovica@scottishbooktrust.com(this link will open in a new window).