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  • Date and time: Sunday 9 June 2019, 10am to 12pm
  • Location: CPD Seminar Rooms, Ron Cooke Hub, Campus East, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to the public
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

Calling all budding young storytellers! Discover the wonderful world of kamishibai (pronounced ka-mee-shee-bye),a centuries-old Japanese storytelling tradition that combines hand-drawn visuals with performance.

Join Megumi Bailey, Clémentine Beauvais and Géraldine Enjelvin of the University of York for this fun, interactive workshop and learn about the history of kamishibai. Listen to exciting tales about children, scarecrows and fir trees, before having a go at creating your own illustrations and performing a feel-good story.

Suitable for children aged seven to 13 who must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note that this event will be filmed. 

About the presenters

Megumi Bailey is a tutor of Japanese for Languages for All, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York.

Dr Clémentine Beauvais is a Senior Lecturer in English with the University of York’s Department of Education, who writes children's books.

Géraldine Enjelvin is an Associate Lecturer in French, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, who has trained Primary Modern Foreign Languages teachers.

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible