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Discover Children’s Story Centre is registered charity number 1070468. 

We work with over 151,000 children, parents and families each year. 

Our mission is to encourage a life-long love of stories. Engaging children with reading, writing and drawing supports their success in learning and communication skills.  Stories can also be a great source of pleasure, providing an understanding of ourselves and the wider world.  

We work in schools and communities to improve children’s literacy, working with nearly 20,000 school children every year. We aim to give away 10,000 of our tickets free to families who might not otherwise be able to visit Discover.

We are rooted in the borough of Newham, one of the UK’s most diverse areasfrom where we can resonate throughout east London and beyond.  

“Without a doubt the best project I’ve been part of in 10 years’ teaching” Teacher from St John’s Primary School on 'Catching Words' project
“Once I get a good story, I get confident so people can be amazed with my imagination.” Year 5 'Story Slam' project participant.
“It made me realise we can push them further than we do. Don’t limit their ideas; be ambitious.” Literacy co-ordinator from our schools programme.
“A child with a disability isn’t just tolerated but positively welcomed. The children can have the kind of time they want to match their different moods… For us, Discover is a home from home.” 'Mighty Mega' parent
“Our mums just adore you. Transformational to be able to spend creative time with children being guided by the fantastic story builders. We are so lucky to have such a magical ever-changing world-of wonder on our doorstep.” From The Magpie Project for mums facing homelessness
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