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Tapocketa at Barnes Kid's Lit Fest

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Mad-capped masked mayhem brings this innovative children’s Boovie® (book-movie mashup) to life!

Join the journey to Galdovia as the creators bring their animated illustrations and models to life with a riot of colourful masks, acting fun and the chance to create your own superhero!

FOR AGES 5+                    FREE EVENT

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11:00 AM11:00

Tapocketa at Barnes Kid's Lit Fest

What ...

A fun, frivolous and inventive performance of the innovative debut kid's book, Galdo's Gift, by Eleanor Long and Trevor Young. Fresh from their fledgling animation studio, Tapocketa.  

Using scaled up images from their book illustrations for masks and props (and lots of Velcro), Eleanor and Trevor will transport you to Galdovia and the bizarre antics of four heroes sent by a noble frog king to bring back a rare gift for a very special visitor.... you!

This advanced preview is a sneak glimpse of iBook due for release in early 2018.

 click ticket to be taken to the Tapocketa theatre to see our trailer for Galdo's Gift

click ticket to be taken to the Tapocketa theatre to see our trailer for Galdo's Gift


When ... 

Sunday May 14th 2017 at 11am

Where ... 

The Bookshop Marquee outside the OSO Arts Centre, Barnes Children's Literature Festival, Barnes, London

More details regarding the festival at Barnes Kid's Lit Fest site


See you there!!!

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9:30 AM09:30

Galdo's Gift performance at Commonswood Primary School

It is our pleasure to be presenting Galdo's Gift to the children at Commonswood Primary School as part of their book week.

This gives us a chance to gauge the reaction of the children to the story and we will be giving the teachers a handout to give to the children with a few basic questions regarding their thoughts on the book and a chance to write a story from their own imagination.  A link to the PDF of this handout (a single double sided page) is here.

Mainly we all want the children to have a lot of fun and be inspired to create their own characters and worlds.

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Galdo in circle frame


Further Details:  This is an unpaid event and no money is collected from the school or the children.  The story is a tale of four hapless heroes and the performance is suitable for children of all ages.

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