Afri-Adventures

It's the Scottish Storytelling Centre's annual Africa in Motion family day taking children on adventures across Africa through storytelling and film.

Afri-Adventures

About Afri-Adventures

The annual Africa in Motion family day takes children on adventures across Africa through storytelling and film. The amazing Scottish-Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies will transport them to real and imaginary worlds through inspiring tales, followed by a selection of short films from various African countries.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Afri-Adventures are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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