The Fish Tales Tent

Let your kids be entertained!

Interactive plays, story telling, painting, puppetry – all sorts of creative fun for the younger fish-fans!

FISHY TALES TENT – look for the harbour’s tallest building – the Cornish Ice Co Ltd – and head up the Mary Williams pier – the Fishy Tales Tent is on your right!

Entertainment and artistic fun for the kids.

Let renowned local storyteller John Brolly take your children’s minds and souls away to another world or give children’s artist, Claire Benson the chance to draw something special from your child’s creative heart.

Performance Times

10:00 – 11:00     Claire Benson’s children’ creative class

11:00 –   11:30   Cornish Tales of the Sea

11:30 – 13:00     Claire Benson’s children’ creative class

13:00 – 14:00     The Tempest in a Teacup

14:00 – 16:00     Claire Benson’s children’ creative class

16:00 – 16:30    Cornish Tales of the Sea

The Tempest in a Teacup.

Fairies, monsters, shipwrecks and romance on a magical island.  What more could anyone want?

Shakespeare’s final masterpiece recreated for adults and children by the enigmatic John Brolly.

Umbrella Arts’ reworking of The Tempest is a fairy tale suitable for the whole family. The old wizard Prospero reminisces about his adventures when he was marooned on an enchanted island with his daughter, Miranda and a mischievous sprite, Ariel.  As he relives magical times creating storms and shipwrecks to play tricks on his enemies, he reveals he has finally learned about the true power of love and forgiveness.

‘Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises.


John Brolly storyteller tells his favourite fishy tales of adventure and fun.

Perfect for all ages and if you don’t believe me listen to what the audience says!

‘He is simply a master storyteller’, ‘The best storyteller I have ever heard’ ‘Just Fantastic’

‘We were all crying with laughter’

John Brolly Storyteller: ‘Where The Bedtime Story Grew and Discovered Rock and Roll’

Puppets, painting and creating for kids with Claire Benson.

Let local children’s artist, Claire Benson pull out all the creative stops of your little ones!

With paint, paper, card and all things found in the sea your kids have a chance to enjoy making a fish festival memento!

All materials provided