The National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield is offering parents and carers the chance to become storytellers.

Are you the parent or carer of young children?

Gain more confidence and obtain transferable skills by attending a fun and educational course, led by professional storytellers John and Noreen Hamilton.

Storytelling isn't just about reading fairy stories, storytelling skills are a huge advantage in all our communications; at home, in the workplace and in our social interactions. 

  • The comprehensive training will give participants skills they can apply in everyday work and life © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    The comprehensive training will give participants skills they can apply in everyday work and life  © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Viewing the military aviation collection at National Museum of Flight © Ruth Armstrong Photography.

    Viewing the military aviation collection at National Museum of Flight © Ruth Armstrong Photography.
  • Sessions will include regular craft and activities for the children attending © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Sessions will include regular craft and activities for the children attending  © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • See the National Museum of Flight's collections and access unique aviation stories © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    See the National Museum of Flight's collections and access unique aviation stories  © Ruth Armstrong Photography
  • Find out more about those who have been part of Scotland's flying traditions © Ruth Armstrong Photography

    Find out more about those who have been part of Scotland's flying traditions  © Ruth Armstrong Photography

Looking to gain new skills?

Over 20 weekly sessions, participants will hear stories, learn how to tell tales, stories from real life, brand new stories and their own personal stories. Sessions will include regular craft activities and games for the children attending.

The sessions will be held at the National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian.  Participants will have the chance to see the Museum's aviation collections and access stories from some of those who have been part of Scotland's flying traditions. Resources will be shared on a dedicated Facebook group with participants.

The project will culminate with a celebratory event where the new storytellers can share their newly acquired skills with friends and family.  

Essential information

Location 

National Museum of Flight
East Fortune Airfield
East Lothian
EH39 5LF

Dates and times

The project will be starting at the end of March 2017.  

Dates and times will be scheduled with the participants.

Participants will be expected to attend a two hour session each week.

Cost

Free

Suitable for

Parents and carers of young children and you can bring your children with you.

Children's activities will run alongside the storytelling sessions.

Further information

Contact: Adam Love-Rodgers on 0131 247 4185

Email: L&Pprojects@nms.ac.uk