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World Book Day Storytelling Sessions - Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart - National Trust, Portaferry Road, Newtownards, County Down, BT22 2AD
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Celebrate World Book Day on Saturday 9th March with interactive storytelling sessions and a story inspired trail around the lake. Perfect for families with children ages 5-11, but younger children are welcome too.

Embark on an unforgettable journey where parents and children alike become part of the story, surrounded by the magic of sound, fun, and laughter. Tessa Ann invites you to dive into the heart of her whimsical world, meeting the incredible instrument characters that come to life in her brand-new book, Magical Sounds. 

Story Times: 3 x sessions 11am – 12noon, 12.30pm – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm. 

Sign up for the interactive storytelling sessions at reception on arrival. Normal Admission applies, members free.

"Magical Sounds" is not just a book; it's an enchanting adventure that introduces parents and children to the world of therapeutic sound through a cast of delightful instrument characters. From the soothing hum of Tibby the Tibetan Singing Bowl to the rhythmic beats of Beatty the Drum, Tessa the sound explorer will take you on a magical journey to meet her magical instrument friends. Each character has a unique role in teaching families about the power of sound in fostering connection, easing stress, and navigating sound sensory challenges.

"Magical Sounds" is designed to be a valuable resource for families seeking a harmonious way to navigate the challenges of daily life. Don't miss the chance to make this experience truly yours - grab a signed copy of 'Magical Sounds' on the day and carry the magic home with you.

But the magic doesn't end there! Explore the sensory storybook trail inspired by the very pages of 'Magical Sounds.' Let the adventure continue as you wander through Mount Stewart House and Gardens, discovering hidden wonders inspired by the enchanting world within the book.
Join us for a day filled with discovery, connection, laughter, learning, and the pure joy of 'Magical Sounds' at Mount Stewart House and Gardens.

Reserve your spot now and let the magic unfold!


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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£13.00 per ticket
Child£6.50 per ticket
Family£32.50 per ticket

Members Free

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Mount Stewart HouseMount Stewart, NewtownardsMount Stewart is a stunning estate in the beautiful scenic area of Strangford Lough. The Formal Gardens are ranked as one of the top ten in the world and the within the house there are collections of national and international significance.

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