Meet Nellie and Nathaniel, intrepid explorers who have travelled around the world collecting story ideas for their StoryGenerator, out of which a fiesta of tales is playfully spun with words, puppetry and movement.


Show: Watch them crank the starter handle and see the machine conjure up fabulous tales from out of its secret compartments - The Cabinet of Curiosities, The Book of Wishes, and even The Box of Disasters! And through the bedazzling power of the Transmission Helmet, The StoryExplorers bring these tales to life for you.

Walkabout: Accompanied by their legendary StoryGenerator, Nellie and Nathaniel roam your town or event, collecting ideas, finding new clues and sharing magical tales, monstrous myths, and flabbergasting fables. And if the StoryGenerator overworks itself, the ever-helpful Mr Mender is always on hand to tighten a nut and put things right!

With their one-of-a kind StoryGenerator, The StoryExplorers will reveal mysteries beneath your feet, ignite fireworks in your imagination and call out to the brave adventurer in your heart.



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The StoryExplorers

by Skylarker

Performance Styles

  • Walkabouts
  • Street Shows

Act Info

  • Suitable for Science Festivals
  • Christmas
  • travel

Nellie and Nathaniel together with their ingenious StoryGenerator will be a great addition to any festival.

— Bev Langton, Children's Festival Producer, Sidmouth Folk Festival.

Everyone that encountered Nellie and Nathaniel and their StoryGenerator was completely charmed, engaged and inspired.

— Kate Green, Community Engagement Officer, Newton Abbot Museum.