Food & Stories tent

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Welcome to the mouth-watering tent of Food and Stories.

Meet Wendy, a weaver words, who runs the food tent, and pick from a menu of delicious stories


Therese Collins

Here are 5 short film clip stories with Therese in the role as

Wendy - Weaver of Words.


A Cluster of Mushrooms

Crumbly Cake

Blue Corn Surprise

Spooky Sweet Potato Bake

Chocolate & Cardamom Pudding

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All festival goers:

  • A mouth-watering range of recipes to cook at home Here

  • Look at these amazing sculptural cakes:

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Junior festival goers:

Write a story or poem about your favourite food. Create a recipe card of your favourite food and illustrate it like these:

Older festival goers:

Have a look at these festival food recipes you can make at home. Have a go at creating your own street food menu. Write a food review of a meal you eat.

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Junior festival goers:

  • Check out this poem ‘Chocolate Cake’ by Michael Rosen Here 

  • Look how illustrator Dapo Adeola created images for the children’s book ‘Look Up’ Here 


Older festival goers:

You need to keep your energy up at a festival, check out this short film about food as fuel Here 

Take a look at how writer David Almond thinks that books look too perfect and how puts his messy mind into a notebook Here 

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Check out how to become a baker Here, a social media chef Here or a chocolate maker Here


All of the linked content has been checked for appropriateness, but please let us know if you see anything that concerns you. Note that YouTube films are often preceded by adverts, have public comments and contain other links.

We advise adult supervision of YouTube links and recommend that onward links and other online content from any external websites are not viewed, as these are out of our control and may contain inappropriate content.

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Please make sure you stay physically safe when doing any of the activities, and check with an adult before starting, as Artslink can't accept liability for any damage to yourself or property!