Come join us in the forest of wisdom. Seed a story in your heart and let it grow.
Luton's very own multi-award winning Khayaal Theatre presents a rich collection of stories from Ireland, India and beyond. Drawn from different cultures and faith traditions, the stories celebrate our shared connection with nature and humanity.
Running Time: 50 minutes
Show Times - 11.30am and 2pm
Age Guidance: 6+
- Friday, October 29, 2021
Stockwood Discovery Centre
Stockwood Discovery Centre tells the stories of real people behind the collections, exploring the history of the region from prehistoric times to the evolution of Stockwood House and the Farley estate.
The display collections include:
- Social history
- Rural crafts
- The Wenlok Jug - a rare medieval masterpiece with strong links to Luton’s history
- Luton's last tram
- The award winning display of Mossman collection of carriages - the largest collection of its kind on display in the UK.
A paradise for garden enthusiasts, Stockwood Discovery Centre is one of the few places in the country where the work of acclaimed artist Ian Hamilton Finlay can be seen on permanent display. His Improvement Garden is a classical garden in which the sculptures are an integral part of the landscape. Once part of the original Stockwood House walled areas, the Period Gardens reflect the changing styles of gardening in this country. New areas include a contemplative Sensory Garden, a colourful World Garden and a Medicinal Garden highlighting the usefulness of plants - designed with environmentally green and sustainable principles in mind.
Stockwood Discovery Centre is the perfect setting for events, meetings and celebrations. See Venue Hire for more information.
To become part of Stockwood Discovery Centre's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com
Other Family Friendly Events
Tue 26th Oct 2021
6 Fabulous abstract nature inspired, Pen, Ink and Gold Leaf paintings by local and International artist Kiran Patel.
Wed 27th Oct 2021
Big Red Bath
A quirky, vibrant and humorous adaptation of Julia Jarman and Adrian Reynolds’ popular children’s picture book.