The Ark and Dove

Michele O'BrienThis event has now finished

How far would you go to be free?

Would you leave your home? Your country? Your family?

Mary's in the Charity Shop pricing up donations. Through a treasure of objects she learns about the adventures of two ships, The Ark and Dove, a gripping story from the year 1633. The story of Mary Jennings a servant woman, who travels from Cowes on the Isle of Wight across the ocean, west, risking everything. She made it across the treacherous waters with others, determined to make a better life. Sound familiar?

In Maryland, America, Mary Jennings meets Mansi of the Piscataway tribe. They share their own stories, learn from each other and become friends.

Award winning storyteller Michele O'Brien weaves her magic in a captivating new show featuring puppetry and dance. Recommended 7+.

BSL interpretation available at Sandford Orcas.

"Fantastic - the art of storytelling being revived. A must for children."

Audience member​