We’re very excited to announce that Bob Hartman will be our special guest at our Grove storyteller day, presenting his wonderful stories and some of our new Christian values material. Bob has always proved very popular, so please do book early.
WELCOME TO OPEN THE BOOK
Bringing the Bible to life for every child in every primary school.
Children love stories – especially Bible stories when they’re interactive, engaging and fun.
Open the Book began in 1999 and since then thousands of school children have discovered Bible stories, during assembly and collective worship.
Today, so many children could miss out on the great classic stories from the Bible – Noah, Daniel and the life of Jesus could be closed chapters if youngsters don’t get an opportunity to engage with the Bible.
That’s why Open the Book is so important. It’s a three-year rolling programme of themed and dramatised storytelling at no charge to primary schools. Teams of volunteers throughout the country use drama, mime, props, costume – and even the children and staff themselves – to present the Bible stories in lively and informative ways.
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‘The stories actually make us laugh – and you wouldn’t have thought Bible stories were funny. It makes you smile because of how amazing the stories are.’
Darcey, aged 10
‘I like doing the acting with Open the Book because we do different things every week. My best story was the one with the giant, where the boy throws stones at the giant. I have never heard these stories before, but they are really good.’
Isabelle, aged 7
If you’re thinking of starting a team or joining an existing team, you will learn how to be a part of the growing number of Open the Book storytellers in schools across our land, bringing the Bible to life.
Cheltenhams churches come together in celebration of artistic Christian heritage through all the contemporary and traditional arts.
We’re very excited to announce that Bob Hartman will be our special guest at this storyteller day, presenting his wonderful stories and some of our new Christian values material. Bob has always proved very popular, so please do book early.
If you are thinking of starting or joining an existing team, then this is the place to be. Learn how to bring the Bible to life with Open the Book.
Saturdays 4 Feb-25 March 2017 at venues across the UK
This event is now fully booked with an extensive waiting list.