Autograph, London

Under 5s Storytelling Session: The Environment

Mondays, 15 and 22 Aug 10 – 10:45am or 11:15am – 12pm


A fun, engaging storytelling session about our relationship to the natural environment


This event is aimed at children under 5 and their families


Rivington Place
London EC2A 3BA, UK

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This summer holiday, children under 5 are invited to a free storytelling session with their parents/carers.

Performance storyteller Laura Sampson will animate Autograph's exhibition Mónica de Miranda: The Island, through exploring our relationship with the natural environment. This is a fun opportunity for the whole family to be inspired by art and storytelling.

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Join in! event dates and times

Monday 15 August 10 - 10:45am
Monday 15 August 11:15 - 12pm
Monday 22 August 10 - 10:45am
Monday 22 August 11:15 - 12pm

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Laura Sampson

Laura Sampson is a performance storyteller, writer and sound artist based in London. For children and family audiences she has worked with organisations including Polka Theatre, Young V&A, Secret City Arts, Discover Children’s Story Centre, Hackney City Farm, and Acorn Book Club. She also spent time living in Tokyo, where she worked with literary agents, clowned in nurseries, and told stories at after-school clubs.

For adult audiences, she has worked with StoryJam, Crick Crack Club, Inua Ellams’ Midnight Run, the British Library, the National Trust and various festivals across the UK. She is also an associate storyteller with Spinning Yarns Theatre.

Trained in the UK, US and Japan, Laura has practised Japanese Noh since 2011, and performs with international collective Theatre Nohgaku. She is currently studying for an MA in East Asian folklore and mythology.

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Everyone is welcome at Autograph. We care about our visitors, staff, artists and community, and have measures in place to help ensure a safe visit for everyone. Have a look at our Visit Us page, it has full information about Covid-19 safety and accessibility at Autograph.

families and children

Parents/carers will need to stay with their children during the event


Accessible VEnue

Autograph welcomes people with all types of disabilities


Step free

Our building and entrance is step free. A wheelchair accessible lift goes to all floors

baby change

There are baby change facilities on the ground floor

buggy park

We will have a safe place to leave your pram or buggy during this event

accessible toilets

Each floor has an accessible toilet. All toilets are single-occupancy and unisex

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Ticketing policy

Autograph's events are popular, and often sell out. We recommend booking a ticket in advance. This event is free, and seating is on a first-come first-seated basis. You do not need to bring your paper ticket to the event.

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Banner image: Photograph by Polka Theatre

Other images on page: 1) © and courtesy Sam Enthoven. 2) Photograph by Discover Children’s Story Centre. 3) Photograph by Zoë Maxwell.