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Storytelling Weekend at Whitby Abbey

  • Saturday 25th May, 2019 11:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 26th May, 2019 11:00am to 5:00pm
  • Monday 27th May, 2019 11:00am to 5:00pm

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  • Saturday 25th May, 2019 11:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 26th May, 2019 11:00am to 5:00pm
  • Monday 27th May, 2019 11:00am to 5:00pm

Tel: 01947 603568

Email: whitby.abbey@english-heritage.org.uk

Whitby Abbey
East Cliff
Whitby
YO22 4JT

Join us as we delve into the world of classic writers such as Bram Stoker, Emily Brontë and Charles Dickens. Learn more about their literature in the very setting which inspired many of them, and there is our children’s’ writing workshop, if inspiration strikes!

Timetable:
Meet the Authors
11.30am & 2.30pm – Meet Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Gaskell
12.30pm & 3.30pm – Meet Agatha Christie and Rudyard Kipling
1.30pm & 4pm – Meet Bram Stoker and Lewis Carroll

12pm, 2pm & 4.30pm - Create your own Legend; performance workshop
Do you think you could give a new twist to a famous myth or legend? Join our famous writers as they assist you in recreating the imaginary world of ancient tales! Props and costumes provided!
1pm & 3pm - Writers Workshop
Could you be a detective story writer? Or pen an original Gothic horror novel? Is romance more your thing? Or a mad world of crazy characters? Join our writer’s workshop to explore how to write your own stories!