How do I submit my photo?

We’d love to see your final Hero and Villain pictures! If you would like your artwork to be added to the gallery on this page, please take a picture of the final page of your Activity Pack and send it to or ask a grown up to share it with us on social media (using the hashtag #StoryDetectives).

Ready to get started?

If you would like to receive a copy of the Story Detectives Activity Pack, please ​visit your local participating library. Alternatively you can download a copy of the Activity pack here:

Download the Activity Pack: 

Please note that the Activity Trail will only be installed at the libraries listed to the right for a limited period of time, but there are some handy hints on the Activity Pack that mean you could complete the quest at any time.

Any questions? Get in touch with us.

Donations welcome

If you don’t want to receive the Activity Pack but would like to donate to make sure that someone else can, please consider contributing £2 per package (or any other amount) via PayPal here.

Where we will be visiting

Performance venues, dates and times will be updated here over the next few weeks and are subject to change, but you will be able to pick up a pack at your local participating library listed below.

Bridport Library

South St, Bridport DT6 3NY

Available from 20th March 2023

Dorchester Library

Charles St, Dorchester DT1 1EE

Available from 20th March 2023

Godalming Library

Bridge St, Godalming GU7 1HT

Available from 21st March

Woking Library

Gloucester Walk, Woking GU21 6EP

Available from 22nd March

Horley Library

Unit 1, 55-57 Russell Square, Victoria Rd, Horley RH6 7QH

Available from 19th April

Epsom Library

The Ebbisham Centre, 6 The Derby Square, Epsom KT19 8AG

Available from 26th April

Dorking Library

St Martin's Walk, Dorking RH4 1UT

Available from 26th April

Farnham Library

Vernon House, 28 West St, Farnham GU9 7DR

Available from 26th April

Camberley Library

Knoll Rd, Camberley GU15 3SY

Available from 26th April

Ashford Library

Church Road, Ashford, TW15 2XB

Available from 10th May

Merstham Library

Community Hub, 2a Portland Dr, Merstham, Redhill RH1 3HY

Available from 16th May

Redhill Library

Warwick Rd, Redhill RH1 1NN

Available from 16th May

Walton Library

The Heart Centre, 54 Hepworth Way, KT12 1GH

Available from 6th June

Plymouth Central Library

Armada Way, Plymouth, PL1 1HZ

Available from 8th June 2023

Watch our handy video clues

As part of your quest, you will be able to link to short videos which will help you to complete your Activity Pack. You can find all of these videos here:

More about The Story Detectives

The Story Detectives is a dance performance designed for libraries, aimed at children, young people and families.

It is an interactive adventure in which two characters – named Particular and Playful – head off on a quest to find the Most Important Story. That quest will be bringing them to a library near you very soon! You can also watch the trailer for The Story Detectives performance here.

Find out more about the project by visiting:


The Story Detectives is a Delight Charity commission created by Made By Katie Green.

It is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and also by Delight, Surrey Libraries, The Library Presents, Hillingdon Libraries, Plymouth Libraries and Dorset Council Libraries, and has also been supported by the Touring Arts in Libraries (TAIL) project as part of the National Rural Touring Forum.

Activity Pack credits:

Design: Jo Ogilvie/Sharp Pencil Design, Illustrations: Alistair Little, Web design: Root Studio, Photography: Roswitha Chesher (with thanks to Horley Library), Filming: Josh Thompson (Wigglyline Productions) (with thanks to Horsley Library), Directed by: Katie Green, Choreography and performance by: Megan Griffiths and Chloe Mead.


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