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Discover Children’s Story Centre

383-387 High Street | Stratford, London E15 4QZ, England
+44 20 8536 5555
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Although not someone who usually leaves reviews, I felt compelled to after our visit today. I took... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah T
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You must discover The Discover Centre

If your child loves Julia Donaldson books then this is a must. Fab story telling, magical mystery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
samnh1970
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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 a secret cave, a sparkly river and the Story Cloud Factory. Have an adventure in our Story Garden - sail away on a pirate ship, slide down a monster's tongue or play with giant musical instruments. Our Story Studio hosts interactive family exhibitions by famous picture book illustrators. We also have a full programme of storytelling, crafts and workshops and visits by your favourite picture book authors and illustrators.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“story telling” (10 reviews)
“dr seuss” (7 reviews)
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383-387 High Street | Stratford, London E15 4QZ, England
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+44 20 8536 5555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although not someone who usually leaves reviews, I felt compelled to after our visit today. I took ky 3 year old and would sum up it up as truly magical. The play equipment, crafts and especially the storytelling was so imaginative. Within one hour of...More

Thank Sarah T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your child loves Julia Donaldson books then this is a must. Fab story telling, magical mystery doors, indoor play area. It all adds to the wonderful imagination of a young mind while encouraging book reading. Very close to tube/train lines. Plenty of places to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the Julia Donaldson experience,we had a great time and the staff made the experience great. The lady doing the reading and the Julia part was wonderful and very enjoyable. Our daughter loved it. Our daughter hurt herself while there and staff we’re...More

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We had the best time. Totally inclusive for all children no matter their needs would 100% recommend to all. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This place is great for toddlers who love their books! The indoor and outdoor playgrounds are ok, but probably not worth the visit alone, much like the cafe. However, the storyteller who delivered ‘a squash and a squeeze’ was amazing! A truly magical 30 minutes...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Our three year old boy loved the play areas (outdoors and indoors), which fired his imagination and gave him an excellent work out. The Julia Donaldson exhibition was magical. It brought Donaldson's and (Axel) Schaeffler's wondrous worlds to life.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

My son loves Julia Donaldson and knows nearly all of the books. When I saw this aftertised I could t wait to take him. Cost around £32 for 3 adults and a toddler. Had the early slot which was good as it wasn't as busy...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I took my 3yr old here this Sunday afternoon, and was pleasantly surprised by how much there was for my little one to do. The story world play area was well designed, I could imagine it getting very crowed at peak times. I would recommend...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I would say this is aimed at under 6 yr olds. You can bring your own picnic garden has great play equipment, inside sensory room? And tunnels suitable for toddlers. They have a creative station (colouring) as well as dress up a small slide inside.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

If your child loves books, this is the place to come, although I would say it is better suited to children ages 7 and under. Excellent value for money. It really encourages children to use their imagination. We ate in the cafe which to be...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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Seatrips1
18 December 2016|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we are suitable for children aged 0-11! Children under 2 go free. Any further questions please give us a call on 020 8536 5555. Thanks!
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