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Discover Children’s Story Centre

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As a recently retired primary school teacher, I have seen a sharp and worrying decline in... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
essexlady12
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Thundersley, United Kingdom
Fun few hours

This isn't the place to spend a whole day, but for a morning or afternoon, it's great fun. Our... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Andy D
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, East London, is a place where children aged 0-11 and their families and carers can enjoy playing, learning and making up stories together. Let your imagination soar on our indoor Story Worlds exploring...more
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383-387 High Street | Stratford, London E15 4QZ, England
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+44 20 8536 5555
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We travelled here for the day from Cambridge, and our two kids, 2 and 4, had a marvellous time. The Centre has both indoor and outdoor play areas, modelled on themes from books, which make them far more interesting than the usual playgrounds. But the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited with my 4 year old granddaughter, we loved it, lots to do, did the buffalo story time, magical

Thank Zuenalan
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing story teller who got my 3 year old enthralled. The additional £1.50 per person for the story telling session was super worth it. Reading room opens into a different room with characters from the books filling the room. My girl was so excited. Other...More

Thank Kelvin76
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We have celebrated our kid's birthday at Discover. 10 children (2.5-3.5 y.o.) with parents - very nicely decorated party room with a table and snacks/drinks available for kids. Music, balloons for every child and set of pillows which appeared to be a great fun for...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited on a soggy Saturday afternoon and my grandson had a wonderful time playing and making and reading as did my newly turned 13yr old! The story reading was lovely and we still do the actions every time we read the book :)

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

As a recently retired primary school teacher, I have seen a sharp and worrying decline in children's imagination. This (not lack of involved grammatical knowledge) is the biggest obstacle to children becoming writers. I recently visited the Discover Children’s Story Centre with my granddaughters (aged...More

1  Thank essexlady12
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This isn't the place to spend a whole day, but for a morning or afternoon, it's great fun. Our daughter loved playing inside and out, but the highlight for her was the storytelling. She loved it, and the story tellers were so involved and passionate...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited today with our two children aged 4 and 7 and all had a great time. We definitely got the most out our day by booking onto the Julia Donaldson exhibition and also the Squash and a Squeeze story telling session (for my younger...More

Thank canaryyellow
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Took my 3 year old grandson who had the best time. I think the ideal age group is between 3 and 6 years. Didn't really know what to expect, and was pleasantly surprised, the staff were all really friendly and helpful, The play areas were...More

Thank tillieann2014
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here for the “Grufallo experience”. Our son really enjoyed the story telling, and exploring all of the soft play afterwards. We felt it was good value for money.

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skybluesara82
7 August 2018|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
It depends on your kids - some people spend the whole day here, but we'd think you'd want at least an hour or two before your exhibition. We have a cafe and film screenings, two floors of Story Worlds and a Story Garden to... More
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Gemgem_blonde
3 June 2018|
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Response from Lizzie_Lou87 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does serving teas, coffees, cakes and sandwiches.
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sheilacoady
6 January 2018|
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Response from DiscoverStoryCentre | Property representative |
Hi there. I'm so sorry not to have answered this before. We always advise that you book in advance as sometimes sessions fill up fast! Thanks. Racheal
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