Feast of Fools

Children's Shows (storytelling, family)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

Ever poured gravy into your hat? Eaten next to a Sultan? Had a dinner party with the devil? Well now’s your chance. The Feast of Fools will make this happen and more in one of the most unusual feeds you’ll ever have. Join storyteller Daniel Serridge at his dinner table of foolishness as he regales you with tales of disgusting banquets, salubrious suppers and measly meals. Prepare to get wined, dined and unrefined. Disclaimer: There will be no food served at this event and as a consequence you’ll leave starving or never wanting to eat again.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: There is step free access at the John Knox House entrance of the building, the main entrance door for Storytelling Centre has 9 steps leading up to to it from street level. If not taking the lift there is then a total of 17 steps up to the library (9 steps, a landing, and then 8 additional steps). All guests enter library through same door once inside the building.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Elaine 101 days ago

Great show, with wonderful interactive story telling. Billed as a kids show, but fun for adults too!


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 86 days ago

Daniel Serridge welcomes the audience to his table, laid with plates, napkins and pens. He has a delectable feast of tales, in fact there are even two menus to choose between, delicious or disgusting, and each is filled with fun, interesting and well told tales. Beginning with tongue twisters as...

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One4Review (3/5 stars) 92 days ago

Storyteller Dan Serridge is a big personality for such a small room. Playing ‘in the round’ can be challenging, but he took it in his stride, taking his audience on an international journey of tasty tales....

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Primary Times Children's Choice Awards 95 days ago

My 9 year old son said: "Every story made me laugh, especially the Japanese one about how they copied"

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The List (4/5 stars) 103 days ago

Engaging storyteller feeds the imagination...

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Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.