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Golden poo on Pembroke Street! – The Golden Cowpat at The Story Museum. 8 July 2013.

Monday 8th July

Come on a barnstorming journey with award-winning theatre company Tucked In this weekend, when The Golden Cowpat visits The Story Museum.

Join naughty cow Betty and her farmer Hector as they embark on their quest to find their fortune. Tucked In’s new children’s show is funny and moving show about greed, temptation and friendship. Join in with the songs, bid for a golden cowpat in a hilarious auction, and even choose the story’s ending!

The tale is brought to life by local actors Robin Hemmings and Anna Wheatley – with the assistance of a puppet or two – who combine storytelling and original music to create an intimate and entertaining show for the whole family.

Tickets are available from Eventbrite, and anyone aged 4+ is welcome to come and help answer an important question: what do you do with a poo made of gold?

Date: Saturday 13 July
11am & 2pm
: £7
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‘Hemmings greatly amuses and captivates his very young audience as well as their parents.’ – The Stage

‘The songs are ludicrously catchy and amazingly well performed by the angelically voiced Wheatley. ****’ – Fringe Review

‘It’s not just a good kids show: it’s a good show.’ – Fringe Biscuit

Tucked In Productions create accessible, inspiring theatrical experiences for a universal audience by using an inventive style of storytelling that incorporates puppetry, visual theatre and original music. They tell new stories, which encourage learning, creativity and emotional development amongst the young and old alike.

The Story Museum celebrates story and storytelling in all its forms, sharing enjoyable ways for young people to learn through stories as they grow. Since 2005 it has been piloting programmes in schools and communities, particularly the most disadvantaged, which reach 10,000 children a year. The Story Museum is working to open a magical new world centre of children’s literature and storytelling in the heart of Oxford. Look out for events, talks and workshops for all ages as the fairy dust starts to transform its dilapidated and eccentric home. And don’t miss its quirky and mysterious window displays on to the outside world, including the Princess’s famous pea.
The Museum’s patrons are Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Michael Rosen, Jacqueline Wilson and Kevin Crossley-Holland.
The Story Museum is supported by Arts Council England.

For more information contact: Cath Nightingale or Alex Coke on 01865 790050,;

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