Thursdays 10:15 & 12:00
Fridays 10:15 & 12:00
Saturdays 10:15, 12:00, 14:00, 15:45
Sundays 10:15, 12:00, 14:00, 15:45
Welcome to a patchwork land of picture books, nursery rhymes and traditional tales for the very young.
Collect your very own story cart and set off to a land of picture books, nursery rhymes and traditional tales for the very young. With your family group you will explore five story-themed zones where you can go on a Bear Hunt, discover Traction Man’s under-sink world, relax in the Night Safe, ride on the Story Bus and enjoy Winnie and Wilbur’s miniature theatre. Then settle on your rug to listen to a book read by one of our Story Guides from our giant bed.
To help keep everyone happy and healthy during your visit each family will have their own story cart and rug to take on their journey so you won’t need to share toys or equipment with others from outside your group.
Families will be asked to explore each story zone together and our friendly Story Guides will make sure that you get a chance to visit each zone.
At the end of the visit you’ll return your story cart and rug so that they can be cleaned for other families to enjoy.
The gallery has effective ventilation with a complete exchange of fresh air every 6-10 minutes.
The gallery and story carts are thoroughly cleaned between sessions.
Small Worlds is a story-play gallery particularly designed for pre-school children. Timed sessions in Small Worlds run on Thursday and Friday mornings and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Booking in advance is essential. Please note that this is a structured session so please make sure you arrive at the start time printed on your ticket.
Running time for a Small Worlds session is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.