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Connecting Stories: Storytelling in the Early Years in a Post Lockdown World

Sarah Rankin and Daiva Ivanauskaitė, storytellers; Andy Gunn, film maker; Starcatchers, workshop leaders

Community performance

Thursday 7 July 2022, 10:30am

CCA, Theatre
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD

Join us for a screening of ‘Connecting Stories‘, a short film about the challenges and unexpected positives of welcoming a baby during a global pandemic. Afterwards participate in a talk and Q&A with artists and participants. All ages welcome.

In the second half, participate in a Storytelling for Early Years Workshop, for artists, practitioners and those interested in learning about skills and the benefits of exploring storytelling with early years children in a post lockdown world. This workshop will be inclusive to adults who bring their children.

This workshop is jointly led by Starcatchers, Scotland’s Arts and Early years organisation. For 15 years they have offered inspirational creative arts experiences for the youngest children aged from birth to 5 years and the grown-ups who care for them. Alongside a range of beautiful productions and immersive community work, Starcatchers’ professional development and training programme, Creative Skills, focuses on empowering early years professionals to tap into and implement creativity in their own settings, ensuring the best developmental outcomes for every child. Discover more at

If you hold a full festival pass, you may attend this workshop without additional charge, but you YOU MUST book a ticket as places are extremely limited. Parents who wish to attend are welcome to bring their child(ren) though please book a ticket at no extra cost.

Duration: 2 hours including interval

Access: CC, Sessions will be relaxed to accommodate children’s attendance. It is acceptable to leave after the film screening and Q&A

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