Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes

Barber Concert Hall
Arts and Law, Performance
Saturday 25th March 2017 (10:30-16:30)
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  • The Barber Institute of Fine Arts and Bournville Book Festival

Join us for a phizz-whizzing day of gloriumptious music, storytelling and art as we celebrate Roald Dahl’s jumpsquiffling stories from Revolting Rhymes in the 2017 Bournville Book Festival.


  • 10:30 - 16:30: Drop-in sessions: Art workshop and storytelling sessions.
    Suitable for children age 4+
  • 11:30 - 12:10: Performance one: Jack and the Beanstalk
    Music for orchestra and narrator by Georgs Pelēcis. Performed by University New Music
    Ensemble, conducted by Daniele Rosina.
    Suitable for children age 5+.
  • 14:30 - 15:10: Performance two: Jack and the Beanstalk
    Suitable for children age 5+.
  • 15:30 - 16:15: Singing workshop: Little Red Riding Hood
    Suitable for children age 7+

Venue: Barber Concert Hall

Tickets: Art and storytelling: Free - Performance tickets: £4, under-3s free - Singing workshop tickets: £3.50 (Booking essential: call +44 (0)121 414 7333 or visit, Please state which performance of Jack and the Beanstalk you wish to attend)