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Nearly hacked at Hackthorn!

5th October 2012
Chip hung for dear life to a tree on a quest for a magic book, while man-eating squirrels prepared to attack... but pupils at Hackthorn were there to save him! Hear about this, and some of the other stories created by this week's Little Birds at Hackthorn and Welton...!

Little Birds nominated for an award!

10th September 2012
Our storytellers have been shortlisted at the British Awards for Storytelling Excellence in the category for Outstanding Collaboration 2012. Help us to win by voting for us, and see some of the other awesome storytelling talent in 10 categories from across the UK...!

Tales for Future Olympians

19th August 2012
Our storyteller Chip spent a whole week at the RAF Museum in London sharing stories from Ancient Greece, in celebration of the London Olympics 2012. Click here for some of the stories and the games we played!

1,440 miles!

3rd August 2012
Our Crazy Bird Tour of 9 performances in 2 weeks from Cumbria to Somerset is finally over. But it's not the end for the show — or the stories...

Bird Bowels & Dog Noses

2nd August 2012
The penultimate day of our Crazy Bird Tour is frantic but hugely enjoyable, mostly thanks to the volunteers and audiences who joined us at two village halls in Dorset!

More stories on air!

1st August 2012
We'll be sharing stories over the airwaves again today for BBC Radio Somerset! This time Chip and David will be on the drivetime show around 6:15pm, making up a brand new fairy tale live on the spot...

How the M5 got its name...!

1st August 2012
As part of our Crazy Bird Tour, BBC Somerset challenge us to make up a story live on air including such diverse elements as cheese, the M5, and Glastonbury Festival!

The Stench of Victory

31st July 2012
The audience at Kings Hill Community Centre seemed incredibly excited to see us, and eagerly told us their favourite moments at the end — which included creating a brand new fairy tale with a very smelly rescue!

Three Dragons & a Dog

30th July 2012
What a fab audience we met when we arrived in Oxford! Their video feedback makes it very clear which character was the star of the show — but their story of the Three Dragons had everyone shaking with laughter...

Headless & Hopeless

29th July 2012
In Winchester, our charming audience craft the story of a scary but foolish headless horseman, whilst making some of the best thingies we've seen throughout our tour so far — including a musical one!

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