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Discover Children’s Story Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Wonderful storytelling

We visited with a 14-month-old and had a great afternoon. We had booked onto two sessions in... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
djne11026
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Gateshead
via mobile
Look beneath the surface!

As a recently retired primary school teacher, I have seen a sharp and worrying decline in... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
essexlady12
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Thundersley, United Kingdom
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Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, East London, is a place where children aged 0-11 and their families and carers can enjoy playing, learning and making up stories together. Let your imagination soar on our indoor Story Worlds exploring...more
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383-387 High Street | Stratford, London E15 4QZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t recommend this place highly enough! Great areas both indoor and outdoor for children to play and discover or to just curl up with a book to read. We also booked for the Julia Donaldson Reading. The lady who read ‘stickman’ was soo engaging; I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DiscoverStoryCentre, Marketing Team at Discover Children’s Story Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed the experience! Thank you for your kind words, we'll let our Storybuilder know.

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We visited with a 14-month-old and had a great afternoon. We had booked onto two sessions in advance, one for very young children and one for slightly older. Booking is easy on line. The story tellers were exceptionally engaging and the Julia Donaldson exhibit superb....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We took our 8 month old for an afternoon and he had a great time. We booked on to two story sessions and he loved it. If the weather had been better we would have enjoyed outside too. To make the most of your visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We travelled here for the day from Cambridge, and our two kids, 2 and 4, had a marvellous time. The Centre has both indoor and outdoor play areas, modelled on themes from books, which make them far more interesting than the usual playgrounds. But the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

visited with my 4 year old granddaughter, we loved it, lots to do, did the buffalo story time, magical

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing story teller who got my 3 year old enthralled. The additional £1.50 per person for the story telling session was super worth it. Reading room opens into a different room with characters from the books filling the room. My girl was so excited. Other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelvin76
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We have celebrated our kid's birthday at Discover. 10 children (2.5-3.5 y.o.) with parents - very nicely decorated party room with a table and snacks/drinks available for kids. Music, balloons for every child and set of pillows which appeared to be a great fun for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited on a soggy Saturday afternoon and my grandson had a wonderful time playing and making and reading as did my newly turned 13yr old! The story reading was lovely and we still do the actions every time we read the book :)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

As a recently retired primary school teacher, I have seen a sharp and worrying decline in children's imagination. This (not lack of involved grammatical knowledge) is the biggest obstacle to children becoming writers. I recently visited the Discover Children’s Story Centre with my granddaughters (aged...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This isn't the place to spend a whole day, but for a morning or afternoon, it's great fun. Our daughter loved playing inside and out, but the highlight for her was the storytelling. She loved it, and the story tellers were so involved and passionate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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skybluesara82
7 August 2018|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
It depends on your kids - some people spend the whole day here, but we'd think you'd want at least an hour or two before your exhibition. We have a cafe and film screenings, two floors of Story Worlds and a Story Garden to... More
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Gemgem_blonde
2 June 2018|
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Response from Lizzie_Lou87 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does serving teas, coffees, cakes and sandwiches.
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sheilacoady
5 January 2018|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
Hi there. I'm so sorry not to have answered this before. We always advise that you book in advance as sometimes sessions fill up fast! Thanks. Racheal
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