The Children's Bookshow presents

Jan Blake (Ages 9+)

Jan Blake has been performing worldwide for over twenty-five years. Specialising in stories from Africa, the Caribbean, and Arabia, she has a well-earned reputation for dynamic and generous storytelling. As well as performing at all the major storytelling festivals both nationally and internationally, she works regularly with the British Council, leads storytelling workshops for emerging storytellers, and gives masterclasses for teachers, brands, and businesses. She also regularly captivates school children with mesmerising stories.

Ages: 9+
Venue: Baylis Bar

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Tickets: FREE

Tickets are FREE and can be booked in advance

There will also be a limited amount of tickets available to book in person on the day.

Tickets are now on priority sale and will go on general sale on Sat 24 Mar at 10am.


Please note that entry to the Open House events will be inside the building and up a number of stairs. If you have any concerns about access, please call the box office or email

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