New story sessions set to begin in Fareham museum

CHILDREN can enjoy storytime sessions at a museum in a former Royal Navy fort.

Friday, 13th January 2017, 6:00 am

Mums, dads, grandparents and childminders are invited to bring any child under five to a fun-packed period at the Royal Armouries museum at Fort Nelson on the third Wednesday of every month.

Visitors will get a glimpse of fascinating artefacts held within the national collection of artillery.

The first session, themed ‘Myths and Magic’, will take place at 11am on January 18.

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The first book featured will be The Race for the Chinese Zodiac, by Gabrielle Wang, which tells the story of how each animal approaches the task of crossing a river in order to find a place in the zodiac.

Eileen Clegg, education office at the Royal Armouries museum, said: ‘The storytime sessions are a new and imaginative way to engage with our collection and provide a fun experience for young children.’

The session starts at 11am and is expected to last around 20 minutes.

Entrance is free.