Reading Rooms – ‘Finding George’ by Alys Jackson

On a walk in the city young Jayden notices a homeless man. Unable to forget him, Jayden talks to his mother and brother about him. A series of events spin from the young boy’s interest in the stranger, leading to a dramatic and uplifting finale.

Verbal’s Reading Rooms programme uses the power of storytelling to help people create new connections, express their feelings and learn more about the feelings of the people around them. Prepare to have a laugh and make new friendships by reading great stories together from around the world.

For ages 8-12 

Participants will take part in an online session using Zoom or by phone using a Freephone number. Sessions will last for approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour.

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For further information on this event, please contact the event organiser.


Derry City & Strabane

The Verbal Arts Centre

Organiser Bio: The Verbal Arts Centre is based in Derry~Londonderry and is a centre for the development of the verbal arts and literacy. It aims to promote the written and spoken word and is also involved in research and the publication and provision of information, including material for schools.

Contact Name: Holly Clements

Contact Number: 02871266946

Contact Email:

Address: Bishop Street Londonderry BT48 6PU

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