Delight in the Woods

A magical storytelling adventure for ‘the best storytellers in the world’, Delight in the Woods strengthens children’s creative and academic learning and life skills through immersive storytelling.

Beginning in the woods and travelling to the children’s very own school, this magical programme encourages children to free their imagination and tell their stories.

Created by Delight in partnership with Zoo Co Theatre Company and the National Trust team at Box Hill, and delivered with the support of teaching staff, Delight in the Woods immerses children in ‘Story Land’ where they encounter a host of intriguing characters facing a range of dilemmas one of which follows them back to school! The programme is tailored specifically to the individual children, working with the class teacher to present a truly unique and magical immersive experience.


47% of children eligible for pupil premium showed an increase in empathy.


92% of children felt confident writing letters after participating in Delight in the Woods.


91% of parents/carers felt more encouraged to create stories with their child.

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Delight in The Woods was created by Delight and is delivered in partnership with Zoo Co and National Trust.

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