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N.Y.C National Literacy Trust Hub: 

Our Stories Tour - Filey & Scarborough

Saturday 13th May, 20th & Sunday 28th 

Our Stories – National Literacy Trust

Storytelling in the National Literacy Trust’s big stripy tent

13.05.23, 20.05.23, 28.05.23

For all details, please see below

Filey Library (13.05.23), Westway Open Arms in Eastfield (20.05.23),

Scarborough Castle (28.05.23)


Event 44 – but please also see the BIBTS Big Day Out (events 20/27) 28.05.23

at Scarborough Castle

All three events are public drop ins


The National Literacy Trust is taking Our Stories on a North Yorkshire Coast tour in its big, stripy storytelling tent for this year’s Big Ideas by the Sea festival.The adventuring tent’s first stop is Filey Library, 10am-1 pm, 13.05.23, for storytelling

in the stripy tent on the library green with children’s author Terenia Edwards.  Families attending this event will be able to hear parts of the ‘Golden Onesie of The Gods’ and take a free copy home, plus there will be enjoyable writing and drawing activities for children.

Next stop is West Way Open Arms in Eastfield, 10am-3pm, 20.05.23, where actorand Literacy Champion Shannon Rewcroft will be reading excerpts from the ‘Golden Onesie of The Gods’ and there will be writing, drawing and book gifting.

Lastly, the Literacy Trust’s big stripy tent will be at Scarborough Castle, 10am-3pm, 28.05.23, as part of BIBTS’s Big Day Out, where author Saviour Pirotta will readfrom the ‘Golden Onesie of the Gods’, and there will be plenty of enjoyable writing,

drawing and book gifting activities.

All events are free, including entrance to Scarborough Castle on 28.05.23! Familiesattending the fun-filled events will be able to hear the book’s two parts and take a free copy home, browse a portable library of books, including titles on the themes of history, myths and magic, get a free Phoenix magazine, and take part in writing anddrawing activities.

The ‘Golden Onesie of the Gods’ was written by local author Saviour Pirotta andchildren in Eastfield. It was created after a Roman Settlement was discovered nearScarborough in April 2021. It forms part of Revolutionary Romans, a project from the

National Literacy Trust, which involved nearly 100 young people across the borough of Scarborough and Eastfield, and The Scarborough Museums.


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