How about getting introduced to a world of pure deduction? Join us as we take you on a journey through Sherlock Holmes’ world of intrigue.
Is the North Indian Diwali the same as the South Indian Deepavali? Let us tell you tales of this much loved festival in this workshop.
Explore the world of Malgudi, a quaint, fictitious town created by master storyteller R K Narayan. The delightful stories of rustic life and everyday issues will enchant you. Come, and make friends for life.
"A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men" (Charlies and the Chocolate Factory)
Storytrails presents a special workshop on the works of Roald Dahl
Dew fresh mountain air, soft green grass and bright-as-a-button sunflowers… Dive into this charming world of Ruskin Bond and wander around to your heart’s content on this enjoyable workshop. Bump into adventurous grandpas, eccentric aunts, and naughty pets and have a merry afternoon, enjoying tales, full of fun and frolic.
“A young man from Timbuktu Whose limericks stopped at line two” Laugh along as we take you on a joy ride that brings delightful verses to life. Journey through the world of poetry, build a rapport with poets and sing the ballads of yore. In the process, try your hands at writing your own poems. Bring out the budding poet in you and don’t be too surprised if you talk in rhyme ever after!!
The Goddess killed an evil demon, and many festivals were born. Bengal celebrates Durga puja with huge pandals, while Tamil Nadu celebrates it at home with Kolu dolls. North India sees many Ramlila performances, and Gujarat dances the nine nights of Navaratri away. What makes each part of India celebrate the same festival so differently? Join this workshop where we explore stories of Dussehra.
What does the Islamic calendar have to do with the moon? How are the two Eid festivals different? Join us on this workshop that explores some of the many fascinating stories of Islam. We’ll talk about feasting and fasting, about the symbolism of Bakrid, and we’ll talk about how Mecca became a very holy place.
This elephant-headed god is a hot favourite among many Indians. And there are many stories that trail in his wake. Do you know why you shouldn’t see the moon on his birthday? Or exactly why he acquired a mouse as his vehicle? And what’s the connection between his birthday and India’s freedom movement? Join us as we explore some of the many stories behind Ganesha’s birthday.
Have you heard of a good demon? There was one, and Kerala celebrates him with a grand festival, Onam. Onam is many things to a good Keralite, but most importantly, it marks the return of their favourite king, Mahabali. Is it any surprise that the festival is celebrated by Hindus, Muslims and Christians from Kerala? Come, and listen to stories of Onam – from the myths and legends to the food, flowers and festivities.
Young (but with wisdom beyond their years), adventurous, and independent, our fictitious heroes are forever racing through lives that are filled with excitement, learning, fun and delicious food. Set your child’s imagination ablaze on the Paperback Heroes Trail, a workshop based on popular fiction heroes from all over the world.
Krishna – the naughty child, the handsome young man and the master manipulator in the Mahabharata. Janmashtami, is his birthday and a big celebration in India. Explore stories about Krishna’s childhood, his mischievous ways, and more importantly, about the customs and traditions that are a part of his lore. How is the festival celebrated across India? And why do devotees in some parts of the country offer fifty six different varieties of food on this day? We’ll cover all this and a lot more…
Welcome to the delicious and mysterious world of Enid Blyton. A world of dark dungeons, crumbling castles and cryptic clues…interspersed with buttery scones, cucumber sandwiches and dill pickles. A world where loyal friends and gorgeous dogs keep the enemy at bay and excitement is never more than a turn of a page away.
Ahoy, me Hearties! All hands hoay! Get aboard a pirate ship and put your hands on the deck. Sail right into the world of pirates in this trail based on Treasure Island.
Ready to be dazzled by mythical creatures, enchanted castles, fiery dragons and clever wizards? Soar into the world of fantasy fiction where spectacular magic battles and legendary quests keep you spellbound and wishing for more.
This workshop is about freedom fighters whose tales are quietly tucked away amongst the pages of Indian history. Did you know that there was a queen in South India who defied the British a couple of centuries before ideas of freedom became popular? Or of a stubborn Englishman who was determined to publish the truth, even if his fellow men did not approve? Or exactly where Khadi featured in India’s freedom struggle? Join us as we uncover these interesting tidbits and more.
Creaking doors, muffled footsteps, shrieking banshees and eerie apparitions… If you love having shivers run down your spine, then the Spooky Tales trail is just what you need. Let your imagination race as you make a lot of what is left unsaid. And as you listen to surreal tales of silly spirits, follow the adventures of zany zombies, and learn of mischievous monsters, it may just seem to you that spooky characters can have a sense of humour too.
Keen to enter a world of mystery and thrillers? Ready to crack clues and pursue villains? The Whodunit Trail is an action packed adventure ride. The trail will have our young detectives moving around stealthily, sniffing out clues and pitting their wits against shady characters that lurk in the mysterious world of books. But watch out, because at every corner, a twist in the tale lies in wait.
"There is nothing more deceptive than an ordinary fact."
Storytrails presents a special workshop on the adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Bump into adventurous grandpas, eccentric aunts, and naughty pets and have a merry afternoon, enjoying tales, full of fun and frolic. Join us on this workshop - The world of Ruskin Bond.
28th Nov 2020
04:00 PM IST
7 to 11