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Sensory Stories Summer Roadshow with Stuart Reid

You can register to host an event with Stuart Reid in your school/setting until 12 June 2024.

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Stuart's lively and interactive sessions are designed to promote literacy and learning while encouraging laughter and engagement. Through audience participation and fun activities, Stuart captivates his audience, especially boys and reluctant readers, fostering a love for reading.

Drawing from his acclaimed Gorgeous George series and his latest book Soggy Saturday Sandwich, Stuart brings characters to life with enthusiasm and energy, creating a memorable and inclusive experience for all participants. This event promises to be entertaining and empowering for children with diverse needs, offering a unique opportunity to explore the magic of storytelling and the joy of books in a welcoming environment.

When: Monday 15 July 2024

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 (in any Scottish local authority)

Cost: Free

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

Audience size: Small groups (max. 15)

Deadline: Wednesday 12 June at 5pm

Application outcome: This is an open application process and a selection panel will review your application. You will be notified of the outcome of your application on 17 June.

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What is the Sensory Stories Summer Roadshow?

The Sharing Sensory Stories Summer Road Show is part of Sensory Storytelling, 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 Sharing Sensory Stories Project Manager Signe Rudoviča at [email protected](this link will open in a new window).